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Bélapátfalva (Hungarian: Bélapátfalvai járás) is a district in north-eastern part of Heves County. Bélapátfalva is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Northern Hungary Statistical Region. This district is a part of Bükk Mountains geographical region.

Bélapátfalva District

Bélapátfalvai járás
Official logo of Bélapátfalva District
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Bélapátfalva District within Hungary and Heves County.
Bélapátfalva District within Hungary and Heves County.
Country Hungary
District seatBélapátfalva
 • Total180.89 km2 (69.84 sq mi)
Area rank7th in Heves
 (2011 census)
 • Total8,978
 • Rank7th in Heves
 • Density50/km2 (100/sq mi)



Bélapátfalva District borders with Ózd District and Kazincbarcika District (Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County) to the north, Miskolc District (Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County) to the east, Eger District to the south, Pétervására District to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Bélapátfalva District is 8.


The district has 1 town and 7 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2012)[1]

The bolded municipality is city.


Religion in Bélapátfalva District (2011 census)

  Catholic Church (47.0%)
  Calvinism (14.2%)
  Lutheranism (0.2%)
  Other religions (1.1%)
  Non-religious (12.0%)
  Atheists (0.7%)
  Undeclared (24.5%)

In 2011, it had a population of 8,978 and the population density was 50/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 8,978 n/a


Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minority is the Roma (approx. 500).

Total population (2011 census): 8,978
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 8,209 persons:

Approx. 1,000 persons in Bélapátfalva District did not declare their ethnic group at the 2011 census.


Religious adherence in the county according to 2011 census:[4]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ A KSH 2012. évi helységnévkönyve
  2. ^ népessé, "Bélapátfalvai járás népessége"
  3. ^ A népesség nemzetiség szerint, 2011, ‹See Tfd›(in Hungarian) [1]
  4. ^ A népesség vallás, felekezet szerint, 2011, ‹See Tfd›(in Hungarian) [2]

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