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Mezőtúr (Hungarian: Mezőtúri járás) is a district in south-eastern part of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County. Mezőtúr is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Northern Great Plain Statistical Region. This district is a part of Nagykunság historical and geographical region.

Mezőtúr District

Mezőtúri járás
Official logo of Mezőtúr District
Coat of arms
Mezőtúr District within Hungary and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County.
Mezőtúr District within Hungary and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County.
Country Hungary
CountyJász-Nagykun-Szolnok
District seatMezőtúr
Area
 • Total725.74 km2 (280.21 sq mi)
Area rank3rd in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total28,191
 • Rank7th in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)

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GeographyEdit

Mezőtúr District borders with Törökszentmiklós District and Karcag District to the north, Gyomaendrőd District (Békés County) to the east, Szarvas District (Békés County) and Kunszentmárton District to the south, Szolnok District to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Mezőtúr 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 Mezőtúr District (2011 census)

  Calvinism (20.2%)
  Lutheranism (0.4%)
  Catholic Church (9.1%)
  Other religions (0.7%)
  Non-religious (43.6%)
  Atheists (1.1%)
  Undeclared (24.8%)

In 2011, it had a population of 28,191 and the population density was 39/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 28,191 n/a

EthnicityEdit

Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minority is the Roma (approx. 1,000).

Total population (2011 census): 28,191
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 24,515 persons:

Approx. 3,500 persons in Mezőtúr 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, "Mezőtúri 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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