Újbuda is the 11th district of Budapest
Budapest is the capital of Hungary. As the largest city of Hungary, it is the country's principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. In 2011, Budapest had 1,733,685 inhabitants, down from its 1989 peak of 2,113,645 due to suburbanization. The Budapest Commuter...

 , Hungary
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. Currently it is the most populous district of Budapest with 137,426 inhabitants (2008). Until the 1890s Újbuda's present territory was a field south to the historical town of Buda
For detailed information see: History of Buda CastleBuda is the western part of the Hungarian capital Budapest on the west bank of the Danube. The name Buda takes its name from the name of Bleda the Hun ruler, whose name is also Buda in Hungarian.Buda comprises about one-third of Budapest's...

. The construction of a new residential area started in the 1900s, the present district was formed in 1930. From 1880 to 1980 Újbuda's population increased from 1180 to 178,960. There are boulevards, avenues with tram lines and communist-era housing estates in the district. Line 4
Line 4 (Budapest Metro)
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 of the Budapest metro is currently being constructed in Újbuda.


Ethnic groups (2001 census):
  • Magyars - 91.4%
  • Germans
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     - 1.2%
  • Others - 1.8%
  • No answer - 5.6%

Religions (2001 census):
  • Roman Catholic - 47.1%
  • Calvinist - 12%
  • Lutheran - 2.8%
  • Greek Catholic - 1.4%
  • Jewish - 0.45%
  • Other (Christian
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    ) - 1%
  • Other (non-Christian) - 0.5%
  • Atheists - 18%
  • No answer, unknown - 16.6%

Parts of Újbuda

  • Kelenföld
    Kelenföld is a neighborhood in Budapest, Hungary. It belongs to Újbuda, and located in the southern part of Buda. The large Kelenföld housing estate was built between 1967 and 1983 from pre-fabricated concrete blocks. The older streets around Bocskai út were mainly built in the first half of the...

  • Kelenvölgy
  • Gellérthegy
  • Sasad
  • Szentimreváros (Saint Emeric
    Saint Emeric of Hungary
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  • Albertfalva
  • Őrmező
  • Gazdagrét
  • Tabán
    Tabán usually refers to an area within the 1st district of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. It lies on the Buda side of the Danube, to the south of György Dózsa Square, on the northern side of Elisabeth Bridge and to the east of Naphegy...

Twin towns

Prague 5
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 - Croatia
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 Bad Cannstatt, Stuttgart
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 - Germany
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 Sânzieni (Kézdiszentlélek)
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 - Romania
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 Târgu Mureş (Marosvásárhely) - Romania
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 Trstice (Nádszeg)
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 - Slovakia
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 Ada - Serbia
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