Kalocsa (Hungarian: Kalocsai járás; German: Kreis Kollotschau) is a district in western part of Bács-Kiskun County. Kalocsa is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Southern Great Plain Statistical Region.

Kalocsa District
Kalocsai járás
Official logo of Kalocsa District
Kalocsa District within Hungary and Bács-Kiskun County.
Kalocsa District within Hungary and Bács-Kiskun County.
Country Hungary
District seatKalocsa
 • Total1,062.27 km2 (410.14 sq mi)
 • Rank3rd in Bács-Kiskun
 (2011 census)
 • Total52,479
 • Rank4th in Bács-Kiskun
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)

Geography edit

Kalocsa District borders with Kunszentmiklós District to the north, Kiskőrös District to the east, Jánoshalma District to the southeast, Baja District to the south, Tolna District and Paks District (Tolna County) to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Kalocsa District is 21.

Municipalities edit

The district has 3 towns, 2 large villages and 16 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2013)[1]

The bolded municipalities are cities, italics municipalities are large villages.

Demographics edit

Religion in Kalocsa District (2011 census)

  Catholic Church (49.1%)
  Calvinism (11.4%)
  Lutheranism (2.5%)
  Other religions (1.2%)
  Non-religious (10.4%)
  Atheists (0.7%)
  Undeclared (24.5%)

In 2011, it had a population of 52,497 and the population density was 49/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 52,497 n/a

Ethnicity edit

Besides Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the German (approx. 3,000), Roma (1,800), Croat (1,000), Slovak and Romanian (100).

Total population (2011 census): 52,497
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 51,084 persons:

Approx. 1,500 persons in Kalocsa District did not declare their ethnic group at the 2011 census.

Religion edit

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

Gallery edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ A KSH 2013. évi helységnévkönyve
  2. ^ népesség.com, "Kalocsai járás népessége"
  3. ^ A népesség nemzetiség szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [1]
  4. ^ A népesség vallás, felekezet szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [2]

External links edit

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