• Albertfalva
  • Dobogó
  • Gazdagrét
  • Gellérthegy
  • Hosszúrét
  • Infopark
  • Kamaraerdő
  • Kelenfold
  • Kelenvölgy
  • Kőérberek
  • Lágymányos
  • Madárhegy
  • Nádorkert
  • Őrmező
  • Örsöd
  • Péterhegy
  • Pösingermajor
  • Sasad
  • Sashegy
  • Szentimreváros
  • Spanyolrét
  • Tabán

Buda ( " New Buda " ) is the eleventh (XI district) and most populous district of the Hungarian capital Budapest.

Location and data

Buda is located in the southern part of Buda. In the east, the Danube forms the border of the district. In the south of the 22nd District and is located in the west Budaörs. The northern neighbor is the first district.

The 11th district consists of the following parts of the city, with some partly also other districts belong: Albertfalva, Dobogó, Gazdagrét, Gellérthegy ( partial), Hosszúrét, Infopark, Kamaraerdő, Kelenfold, Kelenvölgy, Kőérberek, Lágymányos, Madárhegy, Nádorkert, Őrmező, Örsöd, Péterhegy, Pösingermajor, Sasad, Sashegy ( partial), Szentimreváros, Spanyolrét, Tabán (partially).


In 1930 was awarded the laws of Article XVIII, 1930. Évi XVIII. törvénycikk the design of four new districts with the numbers 11 to 14 regulated. The Regulation of the Ministry of the Interior ( 2130/ 1930) has been implemented the law in the same year. The area Kelenfold - Lágymányos was separated from the 1st District and determined the boundaries of the 11th District. On 1 March 1934 to 1950 the district was called Szent Imre város (Holy Emmerich city).

After the system change, the concern sat by, giving the district a simple name that can not be confused with the smaller districts. The choice fell on the name of Buda, which dates back to the Middle Ages and was also mentioned in documents of urban planning in the 1860s. During construction of the railway Komárom 1884, the forerunner of the MÁV referred palyaudvar under this name on the Kelenföldi. Finally, the new name was in 1991 in the county newspaper Kelenföldi Hirado first used. Since 2003, several organizations began to use the name, for example, the new line Buda bus. The district government stipulated that the name is officially valid from 29 May 2005.


Buda is the most populous district in Budapest. In 2006, 136 503 people lived there. Thus, the 11th District is the fifth largest " city " in Hungary.

In this district the unemployment 1.71 % is the lowest in Budapest. This is due to the fact that there the proportion of residents with moderate or higher level of education is higher than average in the capital. The higher percentage in 2005 was in the middle education about 12.8 % and for advanced degrees about 13 % more than in the entire city population.

Constituencies of the parliamentary elections

Buda is divided into three electoral districts:

The district today

In the district were in the year 2006 71.651 apartments, mostly two-bedroom apartments. The apartments in the inner area were mostly built before 1945. The residential settlements in the 16th electoral district date from the 1960s and 1970s, the houses in the 17th electoral district were built in the 1980s.

Buda is a relatively green district. There are many parks, small mountains and lakes, the Danube bank, several sources, two nature reserves, a garden city, as well as an indoor swimming pool and spas. There is little industry and a central district with the transportation center. There is also a private hospital, several churches, theaters, monuments and sports areas.

Plans: After the completion of Metro line 4 is planned to build an arts district in the area of ​​Gellért tér and the Bartók Béla út. Some side streets to be pedestrianized to reduce car traffic.


Major transport routes lead from the 11th district to the west. Most trains to run over the Transdanubian Kelenfold station. Buda is connected to four bridges with the Pest side.

Major transport hubs:

  • Szent Gellért tér
  • Móricz Zsigmond körtér
  • Kosztolányi Dezső tér


Institutions of higher education in the 11th District are several colleges and universities:

  • Technology and Economics University of Budapest ( BME)
  • Parts of the Eotvos Lorand University
  • Parts of the Corvinus University of Budapest
  • Általános Vállalkozási Főiskola
  • Gábor Dénes Műszaki Informatikai Főiskola

Middle schools:

  • Weiner Leó Zeneiskola és Academy of Music Szakközépiskola ( László Weiner Music School and Music Secondary School )

Some well-known high schools:

  • Budai - Ciszterci - Szent Imre Grammar School ( " Saint Imre Cistercian High School Buda " )
  • József Attila -Gymnasium (1948-1998 in the building of Szent- Imre Grammar School )
  • Szent- Margit -Gymnasium '
  • Öveges József High School
  • Bethlen Gábor High School


  • Feneketlen -tó
  • Kamaraerdő
  • Gellért hegy with Citadel ( Budapest) and Statue of Liberty
  • Rupp hegy
  • Kőérberki Szikes rét
  • Budai Arborétum (see Arboretum )
  • Church of the Rock

Twin Cities

  • Ada Serbia, Serbia
  • Germany Bad Cannstatt, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Sanzieni Romania, Romania
  • Marosvásárhely Romania, Romania
  • Italy Cortona, Italy
  • Nádszeg Slovakia, Slovakia
  • Czech Republic Prague ( Prague 5 ), Czech Republic
  • Croatia Trogir, Croatia
  • Usztrony Poland, Poland

Sources and links

  • Template: Internet resource / maintenance / access date is not in the ISO FormatBudaiXI. Accessed on 13 December 2008 ( Hungarian).
  • Template: Internet resource / maintenance / access date not in ISO format template: Internet resource / Maintenance / date is not in the ISO FormatFeneketlen To Budapest - Bottomless Lake. November 17, 2006, accessed on 13 December 2008 (English ).