Encs District

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Encs District

Encsi járás
Official logo of Encs District
Coat of arms
Encs District within Hungary and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County.
Encs District within Hungary and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County.
Country Hungary
District seatEncs
 • Total378.39 km2 (146.10 sq mi)
Area rank10th in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
 (2011 census)
 • Total21,390
 • Rank10th in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)

Encs (Hungarian: Encsi járás) is a district in northern part of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County. Encs is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Northern Hungary Statistical Region.


Encs District borders with the Slovakian region of Košice to the north, Gönc District to the east and south, Szikszó District and Edelény District to the south and west. The number of the inhabited places in Encs District is 29.


The district has 1 town and 28 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2012)[1]

The bolded municipality is the city.


Religion in Encs District (2011 census)

  Catholic Church (53.8%)
  Calvinism (15.8%)
  Lutheranism (1.3%)
  Other religions (0.8%)
  Non-religious (4.1%)
  Atheists (0.2%)
  Undeclared (14.6%)

In 2011, it had a population of 21,390 and the population density was 56/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 21,390 n/a


Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minority is the Roma (approx. 5,000).

Total population (2011 census): 21,390
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 25,108 persons:

  • Hungarians: 19,862 (79.11%)
  • Gypsies: 4,973 (19.81%)
  • Others and indefinable: 273 (1.09%)

Approx. 4,000 persons in Encs District did declare more than one ethnic group at the 2011 census.


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


See also[edit]


  1. ^ A KSH 2012. évi helységnévkönyve
  2. ^ népesség.com, "Encsi 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°23′00″N 21°04′00″E / 48.3833°N 21.0667°E / 48.3833; 21.0667