Vác District

Vác (Hungarian: Váci járás) is a district in northern part of Pest County. Vác is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Central Hungary Statistical Region.

Vác District
Váci járás
Official logo of Vác District
Vác District within Hungary and Pest County.
Vác District within Hungary and Pest County.
Country Hungary
CountyPest
District seatVác
Area
 • Total362.19 km2 (139.84 sq mi)
 • Rank7th in Pest
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total68,234
 • Rank9th in Pest
 • Density188/km2 (490/sq mi)

GeographyEdit

Vác District borders with Rétság District and Balassagyarmat District (Nógrád County) to the north, Pásztó District (Nógrád County) and Aszód District to the east, Gödöllő District and Dunakeszi District to the south, Szentendre District and Szob District to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Vác District is 18.

MunicipalitiesEdit

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

The bolded municipalities are cities.

DemographicsEdit

Religion in Vác District (2011 census)

  Catholic Church (41.6%)
  Calvinism (7.8%)
  Lutheranism (5.0%)
  Other religions (2.7%)
  Non-religious (12.5%)
  Atheists (1.4%)
  Undeclared (28.6%)

In 2011, it had a population of 68,234 and the population density was 188/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 68,234 n/a

EthnicityEdit

Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 1,100), Slovak (1,000), German (650) and Romanian (200).

Total population (2011 census): 68,234
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 62,694 persons:

Approx. 5,500 persons in Vác 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 2013. évi helységnévkönyve
  2. ^ népesség.com, "Váci 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]

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 47°47′00″N 19°08′00″E / 47.7833°N 19.1333°E / 47.7833; 19.1333