Belvárdgyula

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Belvárdgyula
Municipality
Coat of arms of Belvárdgyula
Coat of arms
Belvárdgyula is located in Hungary
Belvárdgyula
Belvárdgyula
Location within Hungary.
Coordinates: 45°58′00″N 18°26′00″E / 45.966667°N 18.433333°E / 45.966667; 18.433333Coordinates: 45°58′00″N 18°26′00″E / 45.966667°N 18.433333°E / 45.966667; 18.433333
Country Hungary
RegionSouthern Transdanubia
CountyBaranya
DistrictBóly
Government
 • TypeMayor-council government
 • MayorÁgnes Sándor (Ind.)
Area
 • Total17.23 km2 (6.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total397
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7747
Area code(s)69
Geocode19008

Belvárdgyula (Croatian: Belvar, German: Belward) is a village and municipality (Hungarian: község) in Baranya county, Hungary.

Geography[edit]

Belvárdgyula is located in Baranya County, about six kilometers west of Bóly and 20 kilometers southeast of Pécs. It is about 20 kilometers west of the Danube, 30 kilometers from Croatia and 50 kilometers from Serbia. The municipality lies within the Southern Transdanubia Region of Hungary. It previously was part of the Mohács Subregion but during the creation of districts in 2013, it became part of Bóly District.

Demographics[edit]

During the census of 2011, the population was 422. The vast majority of the population claimed Hungarian ethnicity (99%), though 18.7% also claimed Roma ethnicity and the municipality has a Roma local minority self-government. Other ethnicities included German (1.9%) and Croatian (1.5%). 1% did not wish to answer. In terms of religious practice, 55.8% reported to be Roman Catholic, 14.3% Calvinist, 16% of no religious affiliation and 13.1% did not wish to answer.[3]

Transport[edit]

The closest railway station is in Pécs, 25 kilometers to the northwest. The village lies near the M60 motorway, which opened in the area in 2010 and currently provides links west to Pécs and north to Budapest (via the M6 motorway), and will eventually provide links to the Croatian border at Ivándárda and Barcs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Elections 2014" (in Hungarian). Hungarian National Election Office. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Gazetteer of Hungary, 1st January 2018". Hungarian Central Statistical Office. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Detailed Gazetteer of Hungary". Hungarian Central Statistical Office. Retrieved 5 June 2019.

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