Újbuda

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Budapest - Újbuda
District
Coat of arms of Budapest - Újbuda
Coat of arms
Hungary budapest district 11.svg
Country Hungary
Region Central Hungary
County Budapest
Government
 • Mayor Tamás Hoffmann (Fidesz)
Area
 • Total 33.47 km2 (12.92 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 137,426 (2,008)
 • Density 4,102.3/km2 (10,625/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Újbuda (lit. New Buda) is the 11th district of Budapest (Hungarian: Budapest XI. kerület), Hungary. It is the most populous district of Budapest with 137,426 inhabitants (2008). Until the 1890s Újbuda's present territory was a field south to the historical town of Buda. The construction of a new residential area started in the 1900s, the present district was formed in 1930.[1] From 1880 to 1980 Újbuda's population increased from 1180 to 178,960.[2] There are boulevards, avenues with tram lines and communist-era housing estates in the district. Line 4 of the Budapest metro is being constructed in Újbuda.

Neighborhoods[edit]

Population[edit]

Ethnic groups (2001 census)
Religions (2001 census)
Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1870 1,149 —    
1880 1,180 +2.7%
1890 3,092 +162.0%
1900 7,191 +132.6%
1910 23,457 +226.2%
1920 37,025 +57.8%
1930 52,337 +41.4%
1941 76,668 +46.5%
1949 86,804 +13.2%
1960 109,124 +25.7%
1970 161,437 +47.9%
1980 178,960 +10.9%
1990 174,509 −2.5%
2001 144,441 −17.2%
2006 136,503 −5.5%
2008 137,426 +0.7%

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Újbuda is twinned with:[3]

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of Újbuda (Hungarian)
  2. ^ Historical population of Újbuda (Hungarian Central Statistical Office)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Újbuda története" [Újbuda - New in History, Twin Towns]. Rafia.hu (in Hungarian). Archived from the original on 2013-05-21. Retrieved 2013-08-11. 
  4. ^ "МЕЖДУНАРОДНО СЪТРУДНИЧЕСТВО НА ОБЩИНА РУСЕ - Побратимени градове". Община Русе [Municipality Ruse] (in Bulgarian). Archived from the original on 2013-08-05. Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  5. ^ "Marosvásárhely" (in Hungarian). Ujbuda.hu. Retrieved 18 November 2011. 

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Coordinates: 47°28′30″N 19°02′24″E / 47.475°N 19.04°E / 47.475; 19.04