Miskolc (Hungarian: Miskolci járás) is a district in central-western part of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County. Miskolc is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Northern Hungary Statistical Region.

Miskolc District

Miskolci járás
Flag of Miskolc District
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Miskolc District within Hungary and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County.
Miskolc District within Hungary and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County.
Country Hungary
District seatMiskolc
 • Total972.80 km2 (375.60 sq mi)
Area rank1st in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
 (2011 census)
 • Total250,530
 • Rank1st in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
 • Density258/km2 (670/sq mi)


Miskolc District borders with Kazincbarcika District, Edelény District and Szikszó District to the north, Szerencs District and Tiszaújváros District to the east, Mezőcsát District to the south, Mezőkövesd District to the southwest, Eger District and Bélapátfalva District (Heves County) to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Miskolc District is 39.


The district has 1 urban county, 6 towns, 1 large village and 31 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2012)[1]

The bolded municipalities are cities, italics municipality is large village.


Religion in Miskolc District (2011 census)

  Catholic Church (32.0%)
  Calvinism (17.7%)
  Lutheranism (0.8%)
  Other religions (1.7%)
  Non-religious (14.3%)
  Atheists (1.3%)
  Undeclared (27.9%)

In 2011, it had a population of 250,530 and the population density was 258/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 250,530 n/a


Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 12,500), German (1,200), Slovak (1,000), Rusyn and Romanian (300), Polish, Russian and Bulgarian (200), Greek and Ukrainian (150) and Arab (100).

Total population (2011 census): 250,530
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 232,864 persons:

  • Hungarians: 215,090 (92.37%)
  • Gypsies: 12,061 (5.18%)
  • Others and indefinable: 5,713 (2.45%)

Approx. 18,000 persons in Miskolc 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. ^ népesség.com, "Miskolci járás népessége"
  3. ^ A népesség nemzetiség szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [1]
  4. ^ A népesség vallás, felekezet szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [2]

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