|Districts of Hungary|
Jászberény District within Hungary and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County.
|• Total||617.01 km2 (238.23 sq mi)|
|Area rank||4th in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Rank||2nd in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok|
|• Density||83/km2 (210/sq mi)|
Jászberény (Hungarian: Jászberényi járás) is a district in north-western part of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County. Jászberény is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Northern Great Plain Statistical Region. This district is a part of Jászság historical, ethnographical and geographical region.
Jászberény District borders with Hatvan District and Gyöngyös District (Heves County) to the north, Jászapáti District to the east, Szolnok District to the south, Nagykáta District and Aszód District (Pest County) to the southwest. The number of the inhabited places in Jászberény District is 9.
The bolded municipalities are cities.
In 2011, it had a population of 51,274 and the population density was 83/km².
Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 2,000), German (150) and Romanian (100).
Total population (2011 census): 51,274
Ethnic groups (2011 census): Identified themselves: 47,260 persons:
Approx. 4,000 persons in Jászberény District did not declare their ethnic group at the 2011 census.
Religious adherence in the county according to 2011 census:
- Catholic – 29,156 (Roman Catholic – 29,029; Greek Catholic – 122);
- Reformed – 1,557;
- Evangelical – 70;
- other religions – 578;
- Non-religious – 6,109;
- Atheism – 453;
- Undeclared – 13,351.
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