Gyomaendrőd District

Gyomaendrőd (Hungarian: Gyomaendrődi járás) is a district in north-western part of Békés County. Gyomaendrőd is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Southern Great Plain Statistical Region.

Gyomaendrőd District

Gyomaendrődi járás
Official logo of Gyomaendrőd District
Coat of arms
Gyomaendrőd District within Hungary and Békés County.
Gyomaendrőd District within Hungary and Békés County.
Country Hungary
CountyBékés
District seatGyomaendrőd
Area
 • Total686.21 km2 (264.95 sq mi)
Area rank4th in Békés
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total23,943
 • Rank8th in Békés
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)

GeographyEdit

Gyomaendrőd District borders with Karcag District (Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County) to the north, Szeghalom District and Békés District to the east, Szarvas District to the southwest, Mezőtúr District (Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County) to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Gyomaendrőd District is 5.

MunicipalitiesEdit

The district has 2 towns and 3 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2012)[1]

The bolded municipalities are cities.

DemographicsEdit

Religion in Gyomaendrőd District (2011 census)

  Catholic Church (20.1%)
  Calvinism (16.3%)
  Lutheranism (1.0%)
  Other religions (1.0%)
  Non-religious (34.7%)
  Atheists (0.9%)
  Undeclared (26.0%)

In 2011, it had a population of 23,943 and the population density was 35/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 23,943 n/a

EthnicityEdit

Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 700) and German (200).

Total population (2011 census): 23,943
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 21,242 persons:

Approx. 2,500 persons in Gyomaendrőd District did not declare their ethnic group at the 2011 census.

ReligionEdit

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

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A KSH 2012. évi helységnévkönyve
  2. ^ népesség.com, "Gyomaendrődi járás népessége"
  3. ^ 4.1.6.1 A népesség nemzetiség szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [1]
  4. ^ 4.1.7.1 A népesség vallás, felekezet szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [2]

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