The Budapestmetropolitan area (Hungarian: Budapesti agglomeráció) is a statistical area that describes the reach of commuter movement to and from Budapest and its surrounding suburbs. Created by Hungary's national statistical office HCSO to describe suburban development around centres of urban growth, the surrounding a more densely built and densely populated urban area. As of 2014 the Budapest metropolitan area, with its 7,626 km² (2,944 sq mi), extends significantly beyond Budapest's administrative region (encompasses 193 settlements around the city), a region also commonly referred to as Central Hungary. It had a population of 3,284,110 inhabitants at the January 2011 census, making it the tenth largest urban region in Europe (Larger urban zones in Europe). Nearly 34% of Hungary's population resides in the region.