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Budapest
Budapest
(/ˈbuːdəpɛst/, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈbudɒpɛʃt]) is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and the tenth-largest city in the European Union by population within city limits.[9][10][11] The city has an estimated population of 1,752,286 over a land area of about 525 square kilometres (203 square miles).[12] Budapest
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Budapest (other)
Budapest
Budapest
is the capital of Hungary. Budapest
Budapest
may also refer to:Contents1 Places 2 Music 3 People with the surname 4 Other usesPlaces[edit]Budapest, Georgia, United States Budapest, Missouri, United
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Kispest
Kispest
Kispest
(lit. Little Pest) is the 19th (XIX) district of Budapest, Hungary. It lies to the south-southeast of the historical Pest city. It was founded in 1871 on rural land as a small village beside the city limits of Budapest, so it was named Kispest
Kispest
(Little Pest).[3] From 1880 to 1990 Kispest's population increased from 1820 to 72,838.[4] Kispest
Kispest
became part of Greater Budapest
Budapest
in 1950. The huge panel Kispesti lakótelep ( Kispest
Kispest
microdistrict) was built in the 1980s (12,100 flats, c. 33,000 inhabitants, making it the sixth-biggest housing estate/microraion in Budapest).[5] The district is served by the Metro 3 ( Kőbánya-Kispest
Kőbánya-Kispest
and Határ út
Határ út
stations), so the connection with the Downtown is rapid
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Ferencváros
Ferencváros
Ferencváros
(Hungarian: [ˈfɛrɛnt͡svaːroʃ]) is the 9th district of Budapest
Budapest
(Hungarian: Budapest
Budapest
IX. kerülete), Hungary.Contents1 Name 2 History 3 Ferencváros
Ferencváros
today 4 Population 5 Areas5.1 Inner Ferencváros 5.2 Central Ferencváros 5.3 Outer Ferencváros6 Football 7 Parish Church 8 Sights 9 Gallery 10 Twin towns 11 See also 12 Notes 13 External linksName[edit] The southern suburb of Pest was named after King Francis I on 4 December 1792 when he was crowned king of Hungary.[3] History[edit] The development of Ferencváros
Ferencváros
began in the late 18th century. In both 1799 and 1838, many buildings in Ferencváros
Ferencváros
were destroyed by flooding of the River Danube
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Kőbánya
Kőbánya
Kőbánya
(literally: Quarry, German: Steinbruch) is the 10th district of Budapest
Budapest
(Hungarian: Budapest
Budapest
X. kerülete) and one of the largest by territory. It is located in southeast Pest, easily accessible from the downtown by Metro 3, whose terminus is named Kőbánya-Kispest. It has strong industrial and organized labour traditions; as such, it suffered a decline after the collapse of the Hungarian People's Republic in 1989-90. Today, the district is rebuilding itself into a living area for the middle class
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Újbuda
Újbuda
Újbuda
(lit. New Buda) is the 11th district of Budapest
Budapest
(Hungarian: Budapest
Budapest
XI. kerület), Hungary. It is the most populous district of Budapest
Budapest
with 137,426 inhabitants (2008). Until the 1890s, Újbuda's present territory was a field south of the historical town of Buda. The construction of a new residential area started in the 1900s, the present district was formed in 1930.[3] From 1880 to 1980, Újbuda's population increased from 1,180 to 178,960.[4] There are boulevards, avenues with tram lines, and communist-era housing estates in the district
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Hegyvidék
Hegyvidék
Hegyvidék
(German: Bergland, literally "Highlands", "Mountain-land" or "Mountain-range") is the official name of the XII district of Budapest
Budapest
(Hungarian: Budapest
Budapest
XII. kerülete), capital of Hungary. It is a region of Buda, on the west bank of river Danube.Contents1 Geography 2 Neighbourhoods 3 Twin towns 4 Gallery 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksGeography[edit] Being the only district in Buda
Buda
which has not got a connection to the river Danube, it lies on the green, hilly suburban area of Budapest. It borders 2nd district to the north, the 1st district (Castle district and Gellérthegy) to the east and 11th district (Kelenföld and Sashegy) to the south. Its western border marks the border of the whole city as well
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Angyalföld
Angyalföld
Angyalföld
(German: Engelsfeld; literally: "Angel's Field") is a neighbourhood in Budapest, Hungary. Administratively it belongs to District 13th
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Zugló
Zugló
Zugló
(German: Lerchenfeld) is the official name of the 14th district of Budapest
Budapest
(Hungarian: Budapest
Budapest
XIV. kerülete), the capital of Hungary. It is a large and mixed neighborhood, with communist era style highrise apartments sprinkled between decently kept one house residential streets. Városliget, the City Park is located at the western part of the district. Its popularity comes from the fact that it has leafy suburb style neighbourhoods closest to the city center.Contents1 Geography 2 History 3 Demographics 4 Sport 5 Gallery 6 Sightseeing 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksGeography[edit]Area 18.15 km2 Inhabitants: 130,000Access to the district is easy; the southern end is easily accessible with the main M2 subway line, with its terminal station being the largest hub in the city at the border with Kőbánya
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Rákospalota
Rákospalota (literally: Castle [upon] Rákos [brook], German: Palota) is a neighbourhood in Budapest, Hungary. With Pest-újhely and Új-palota it comprises District XV.Contents1 History 2 Neighbourhoods 3 Landmarks 4 Sport 5 See alsoHistory[edit] In the early Middle Ages
Middle Ages
there were about six villages in the northern part of the Rákos plain. About 1200 a church was built on the little hill next to the Szilas brook - the ancestor of the present Catholic chapel. The first name of the village was Nyír (Birch) but later it became known as Palota (Palace) after the castle of the landowner. The little community had very hard times in the 16th-17th centuries when Buda
Buda
was under Turkish occupation but it survived thanks to the residents' strong Calvinist religion. After the liberation of Buda
Buda
in 1696 Rákospalota became one of the most prosperous villages in the region
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Sashalom
Sashalom
Sashalom
(German: Adlerhügel) is a neighbourhood within the XVI. district of Budapest. It is mostly a green and suburban environment away from traffic and businesses. Sport[edit] The oldest football and athletics team based in Sashalom, though originally from the neighbouring village, is Rákosszentmihályi AFC. The THSE Sashalom, currently playing in the 2017–18 Nemzeti Bajnokság III, is based in the 16th district of Buapest. Coordinates: 47°30′55″N 19°10′12″E / 47.5154°N 19.1699°E / 47.5154; 19.1699This Hungarian geography article is a stub
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Rákoskeresztúr
Rákoskeresztúr (German: Gerersdorf) is a former town in Hungary
Hungary
now part of District XVII of Budapest. Rákoskeresztúr was united with Budapest
Budapest
on January 1, 1950. The first written mark (the name Pousarakusa, in modern Hungarian Pósarákosa) was a title-deed written in 1265. The name was given by the region's first occupant. In that title-deed the region was given to the Crusaders of Upper-Heviz. The village was almost destroyed in the Turkish assault. In 1662, only eight peasant- and 2 cotter families lived in it. From 1727 to 1950, it was counted as a town. In 1880, Rákoshegy and Rákosliget
Rákosliget
are cut off from Rákoskeresztúr. In 1950, Rákoskeresztúr, Rákoshegy, Rákosliget
Rákosliget
and the newly built Rákoskert were joined together as the XVII
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Pestszentlőrinc
Pestszentlőrinc is neighborhood of Pestszentlőrinc-Pestszentimre
Pestszentlőrinc-Pestszentimre
in the city of Budapest, Hungary.Wikimedia Commons has media related to Pestszentlőrinc.This Hungarian geography article is a stub
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Pesterzsébet
Pesterzsébet
Pesterzsébet
is the 20th district of Budapest, Hungary. It is located in the southern part of the capital and is the 17th biggest district in the city. It is a mostly suburban area with approximately 70,000 residents.Contents1 History 2 Sport 3 Gallery 4 Twin towns 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Pesterzsébet
Pesterzsébet
was named until 1924 Erzsébetfalva, with a brief period of being called Leninváros during the Hungarian Soviet Republic, 1924-1932 Pesterzsébet, 1932-1950 Pestszenterzsébet, 1950-1990 Pesterzsébet.The Town Center and statue of Lajos KossuthA local and the main street behindSport[edit] The most popular sport in this town is association football. The town had one team playing in the top level of the Hungarian football league system, the Nemzeti Bajnokság I
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Erzsébetváros
Erzsébetváros
Erzsébetváros
(German: Elisabethstadt or English: Elizabethtown) is the 7th district of Budapest, situated on the Pest side of the Danube. The inner half of the district was the historic Jewish quarter of Pest. The Dohány Street Synagogue, the largest functioning synagogue in Europe, is located in this district. Currently it is the most densely populated district of Budapest
Budapest
with 29,681.3 person per km2. In 1910 Erzsébetváros
Erzsébetváros
had 152,454 inhabitants. During the socialist era Erzsébetváros's population decreased rapidly, because young people and families moved to the newer "panelized" boom districts (Újpest, Újbuda, Óbuda, Kispest
Kispest
etc.)
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Csepel
For the defunct Hungarian automaker see: Csepel
Csepel
(automobile)21st District of Budapest Budapest
Budapest
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