Sopron District

Sopron (Hungarian: Soproni járás; German: Kreis Ödenburg) is a district in western part of Győr-Moson-Sopron County. Sopron is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Western Transdanubia Statistical Region.

Sopron District
Soproni járás
Flag of Sopron District
Official logo of Sopron District
Sopron District within Hungary and Győr-Moson-Sopron County.
Sopron District within Hungary and Győr-Moson-Sopron County.
Country Hungary
District seatSopron
 • Total867.75 km2 (335.04 sq mi)
 • Rank3rd in Győr-Moson-Sopron
 (2011 census)
 • Total98,841
 • Rank2nd in Győr-Moson-Sopron
 • Density114/km2 (300/sq mi)


Sopron District borders with the Austrian state of Burgenland to the north and west, Kapuvár District to the east, Sárvár District and Kőszeg District (Vas County) to the south. The number of the inhabited places in Sopron District is 39.


The district has 1 urban county, 2 towns, 1 large village and 35 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2012)[1]

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


Religion in Sopron District (2011 census)

  Catholic Church (56.3%)
  Lutheranism (4.6%)
  Calvinism (2.6%)
  Other religions (1.2%)
  Non-religious (8.8%)
  Atheists (1.1%)
  Undeclared (25.1%)

In 2011, it had a population of 98,841 and the population density was 114/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 98,841 n/a


Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the German (approx. 5,500), Croat (1,800), Roma (750) and Romanian (200).

Total population (2011 census): 98,841
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 94,241 persons:

Approx. 4,500 persons in Sopron 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. ^ népessé, "Soproni 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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Coordinates: 47°41′05″N 16°35′25″E / 47.68461812942423°N 16.590397763554474°E / 47.68461812942423; 16.590397763554474