Vásárosnamény District

Vásárosnamény (Hungarian: Vásárosnaményi járás) is a district in north-eastern part of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County. Vásárosnamény 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 Nyírség and Bereg geographical and historical region.

Vásárosnamény District

Vásárosnaményi járás
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Vásárosnamény District within Hungary and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County.
Vásárosnamény District within Hungary and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County.
Country Hungary
District seatVásárosnamény
 • Total617.94 km2 (238.59 sq mi)
Area rank5th in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
 (2011 census)
 • Total35,323
 • Rank6th in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)


Vásárosnamény District borders with the Ukrainian oblast of Zakarpattia to the northeast, Fehérgyarmat District and Mátészalka District to the south, Baktalórántháza District, Kisvárda District and Záhony District to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Vásárosnamény District is 28.


The district has 2 towns, 1 large village and 25 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2013)[1]

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


Religion in Vásárosnamény District (2011 census)

  Calvinism (56.2%)
  Catholic Church (13.5%)
  Other religions (2.8%)
  Non-religious (4.5%)
  Atheists (0.2%)
  Undeclared (16.2%)

In 2011, it had a population of 35,323 and the population density was 57/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 35,323 n/a


Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 5,000) and Ukrainian (150).

Total population (2011 census): 35,323
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 36,652 persons:

  • Hungarians: 31,560 (86.11%)
  • Gypsies: 4,701 (12.83%)
  • Others and indefinable: 391 (1.07%)

Approx. 1,500 persons in Vásárosnamény District did declare more than one ethnic group at the 2011 census.


Religious adherence in the county according to 2011 census:[4]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ A KSH 2013. évi helységnévkönyve
  2. ^ népesség.com, "Vásárosnaményi 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: 48°11′00″N 22°21′00″E / 48.1833°N 22.3500°E / 48.1833; 22.3500