Jászberény District

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Jászberény District
Jászberényi járás
Districts of Hungary
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Jászberény District within Hungary and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County.
Jászberény District within Hungary and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County.
Country  Hungary
County Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
District seat Jászberény
 • Total 617.01 km2 (238.23 sq mi)
Area rank 4th in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 51,274
 • 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 district has 3 towns and 6 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2012)[1]

The bolded municipalities are cities.


Religion in Jászberény District (2011 census)

  Catholic Church (56.7%)
  Calvinism (3.1%)
  Lutheranism (0.1%)
  Other religions (1.1%)
  Non-religious (11.9%)
  Atheists (0.9%)
  Undeclared (26.0%)

In 2011, it had a population of 51,274 and the population density was 83/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 51,274 n/a


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):[3] Identified themselves: 47,260 persons:

  • Hungarians: 44,473 (94.10%)
  • Gypsies: 2,152 (4.55%)
  • Others and indefinable: 635 (1.34%)

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:[4]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ A KSH 2012. évi helységnévkönyve
  2. ^ népesség.com, "Jászberényi 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: 47°28′00″N 20°03′00″E / 47.4667°N 20.0500°E / 47.4667; 20.0500