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2nd district of Budapest

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The 2nd district of Budapest is a district of Budapest, Hungary. It has an area of 36.34 km² and is situated to the south of the 3rd district and to the north of the 1st district and the 12th district.

2nd District of Budapest

Budapest II. kerülete
District II
Flag of 2nd District of Budapest
Flag
Coat of arms of 2nd District of Budapest
Coat of arms
Location of District II in Budapest (shown in grey)
Location of District II in Budapest (shown in grey)
Coordinates: 47°31′20″N 19°01′25″E / 47.52222°N 19.02361°E / 47.52222; 19.02361
CountryHungary
RegionCentral Hungary
CityBudapest
Established17 November 1873
Quarters[1]
Government
 • MayorGergely Őrsi (MSZP)
Area
 • Total36.34 km2 (14.03 sq mi)
Area rank5th
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total89,903
 • Rank7th
 • Density2,473/km2 (6,410/sq mi)
Demonym(s)második kerületi ("2nd districter")
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
1021 ... 1029
Websitewww.masodikkerulet.hu

Notable placesEdit

Széll Kálmán tér, one of the city's biggest transport interchange.

Mammut shopping centre

Central Statistical Office Library, one of the largest public libraries in Budapest

Millenáris Park

PoliticsEdit

The current mayor of II. District of Budapest is Gergely Örsi (MSZP).

The District Assembly, elected at the 2019 local government elections, is made up of 21 members (1 Mayor, 14 Individual constituencies MEPs and 6 Compensation List MEPs) divided into this political parties and alliances:[3]

Party Seats Current District Assembly
  Opposition coalition[a] 12 M                      
  Fidesz-KDNP 8                        
  MKKP 1                        

List of mayorsEdit

Member Party Date
Gyula Póta SZDSZ 1990–1998
György B. Bencze Fidesz 1998–2002
Csaba Horváth MSZP 2002–2006
Zsolt Láng Fidesz 2006–2019
Gergely Őrsi MSZP 2019–

Twin townsEdit

2nd district of Budapest is twinned with:

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "94/2012. (XII. 27.) Főv. Kgy. rendelet - a közterület- és városrésznevek megállapításáról, azok jelöléséről, valamint a házszám-megállapítás szabályairól" (in Hungarian).
  2. ^ a b "A fővárosi kerületek, a megyei jogú városok, a városok területe, lakónépessége és a lakások száma" [The area of districts of the capital, of the towns with county's rights, resident population and number of dwellings]. Magyarország közigazgatási helynévkönyve 2016. január 1 [Gazetteer of Hungary 1 January, 2016] (PDF). Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 2016. p. 21.
  3. ^ "Városi közgyűlés tagjai 2019-2024 - Budapest II. kerület". valasztas.hu. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Testvérvárosaink" (in Hungarian). II. kerületi Önkormányzat. Retrieved 24 October 2018.

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