Mezőkövesd (Hungarian: Mezőkövesdi járás) is a district in south-western part of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County. Mezőkövesd is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Northern Hungary Statistical Region.
Mezőkövesd District within Hungary and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County.
|• Total||723.87 km2 (279.49 sq mi)|
|Area rank||2nd in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén|
|• Rank||4th in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén|
|• Density||59/km2 (150/sq mi)|
Mezőkövesd District borders with Miskolc District to the northeast, Mezőcsát District to the east, Tiszafüred District (Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County) to the south, Füzesabony District and Eger District (Heves County) to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Mezőkövesd District is 23.
- Bogács (2,024)
- Borsodgeszt (246)
- Borsodivánka (739)
- Bükkábrány (1,558)
- Bükkzsérc (950)
- Cserépfalu (1,002)
- Cserépváralja (427)
- Csincse (562)
- Egerlövő (534)
- Kács (509)
- Mezőkeresztes (3,803)
- Mezőkövesd (16,538) – district seat
- Mezőnagymihály (1,032)
- Mezőnyárád (1,532)
- Négyes (236)
- Sály (2,085)
- Szentistván (2,343)
- Szomolya (1,559)
- Tard (1,230)
- Tibolddaróc (1,417)
- Tiszabábolna (370)
- Tiszavalk (307)
- Vatta (864)
The bolded municipalities are cities, italics municipality is large village.
In 2011, it had a population of 42,432 and the population density was 59/km².
Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 2,500) and German (200).
Total population (2011 census): 42,432
Ethnic groups (2011 census): Identified themselves: 40,091 persons:
Approx. 2,500 persons in Mezőkövesd District did not declare their ethnic group at the 2011 census.
Religious adherence in the county according to 2011 census:
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