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Edelény District within Hungary and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County.- Edelényi járás

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Edelény District From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edelény District= Edelényi járás

County Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén District seat Edelény Area

• Total	717.86 km2 (277.17 sq mi) Area rank	3rd in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Population (2011 census)
• Total	33,314
• Rank	6th in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
• Density	46/km2 (120/sq mi) Edelény (Hungarian: Edelényi járás) is a district in northern part of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County. The district is located in the Northern Hungary Statistical Region.
Edelény is also the name of the town where the district seat is found.  Edelény District borders with the Slovakian region of Košice to the north, Encs District and Szikszó District to the east, Miskolc District to the south, Kazincbarcika District and Putnok District to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Edelény District is 45.
  • Municipalities The district has 2 towns and 43 villages. Abod (229) Balajt (463) Becskeháza (44) Boldva (2,331) Bódvalenke (184) Bódvarákó (94) Bódvaszilas (1,005) Borsodszirák (1,199) Damak (234) Debréte (21)
    • Edelény (10,019) – district seat

Égerszög (43)

Hangács (573) Hegymeg (104) Hidvégardó (507) Irota (67) Komjáti (254) Lak (604) Ládbesenyő (271) Martonyi (374) Meszes (157) Nyomár (327) Perkupa (819) Rakaca (725) Rakacaszend (338) Szakácsi (132) Szalonna (1,027) Szendrő (4,062) Szendrőlád (2,062) Szin (738) Szinpetri (220) Szögliget (606) Szőlősardó (100) Szuhogy (1,184) Teresztenye (20) Tomor (219) Tornabarakony (15) Tornakápolna (23) Tornanádaska (688) Tornaszentandrás (193) Tornaszentjakab (203) Varbóc (46) Viszló (62) Ziliz (348)

Religion in Edelény District (2011 census)

 Catholic Church (45.7%)
 Greek Catholicism (7.4%)
 Calvinism (20.0%)
 Other religions (0.9%)
 Non-religious (6.8%)
 Atheists (0.4%)
 Undeclared (18.8%) In 2011, it had a population of 33,314 and the population density was 46/km².

Year County population[2] Change 2011 33,314 n/a Ethnicity Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 6,000), Polish and Rusyn (150) and German (130).

Total population (2011 census): 33,314 Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 36,295 persons:

Hungarians: 29,602 (81.56%) Gypsies: 6,052 (16.67%) Others and indefinable: 641 (1.77%) Approx. 3,000 persons in Edelény District did declare more than one ethnic group at the 2011 census.

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

Catholic – 17,695 (Roman Catholic – 15,213; Greek Catholic – 2,480); Reformed – 6,666; other religions – 308; Non-religious – 2,251; Atheism – 120; Undeclared – 6,274.