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Bácsalmás District within Hungary and Bács-Kiskun County.
|• Total||561.71 km2 (216.88 sq mi)|
|Area rank||8th in Bács-Kiskun|
|• Rank||9th in Bács-Kiskun|
|• Density||52/km2 (130/sq mi)|
Bácsalmás (Hungarian: Bácsalmási járás; German: Kreis Almasch) is a district in southern part of Bács-Kiskun County. Bácsalmás is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Southern Great Plain Statistical Region.
Bácsalmás District borders with Jánoshalma District and Kiskunhalas District to the north, the Serbian districts of North Bačka to the east and West Bačka to the south, Baja District to the west and north. The number of the inhabited places in Bácsalmás District is 10.
The bolded municipality is city, italics municipality is large village.
In 2011, it had a population of 20,094 and the population density was 38/km².
Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the German (approx. 1,100), Croat (550), Roma (300) and Serb (100).
Total population (2011 census): 20,094
Ethnic groups (2011 census): Identified themselves: 19,600 persons:
- Hungarians: 17,512 (89.35%)
- Germans: 1,062 (5.42%)
- Croats: 568 (2.90%)
- Gypsies: 291 (1.48%)
- Others and indefinable: 167 (0.85%)
Approx. 500 persons in Bácsalmás District did not declare their ethnic group at the 2011 census.
Religious adherence in the county according to 2011 census:
- Catholic – 12,041 (Roman Catholic – 12,019; Greek Catholic – 21);
- Reformed – 1,048;
- Evangelical – 36;
- other religions – 169;
- Non-religious – 2,016;
- Atheism – 138;
- Undeclared – 4,646.
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