II. Budapest District

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II. Budapest District
Coat of arms of the II. Budapest district Map of Hungary, position of II. Budapest district highlighted
Basic data
State : Hungary
Region : Central Hungary
County : Budapest
Coordinates : 47 ° 32 '  N , 19 ° 1'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 32 '0 "  N , 19 ° 1' 0"  E
Area : 36.34  km²
Residents : 88,086 (Jan. 1, 2011)
Population density : 2,424 inhabitants per km²
Postal code : 1021-1029
KSH kódja: 03179
Structure and administration (status: 2014)
Community type : district
Structure : 33 districts
Mayor : Zsolt Láng ( Fidesz )
Postal address : Mechwart liget 1
1024 Budapest
Website :
(Source: A Magyar Köztársaság helységnévkönyve 2011. január 1st at Központi statisztikai hivatal )

The II. District of Budapest is located in the northern part of Buda .

Location and dates

The 2nd district borders the 3rd district in the north and north-east . The Danube separates it in the east from the 13th and 5th district . The 1st and 12th districts are in the south . The neighboring towns in the west are Budakeszi and Remeteszőlős and Solymár in the north-west.

View from the Hármashatár mountain over the city
Hűvösvölgy 1923
Máriaremete around 1900
Máriaremete 2008
The Lukács bath
The Türbe of Gül Baba
The Pálvölgy cave, “weeping willow” formation

In the landscape characterized by mountains and hills, a forest area extends, which takes up 14 km² of the total area of ​​36 km². Nevertheless, the center of the capital is easy to reach. There are some upscale neighborhoods such as B. Rózsadomb , Pasarét , Törökvész , Vérhalom or Kurucles .

The district is divided into two parts. Between the northern part (II / A) and the southern part (II / B) lies the district of Hűvösvölgy , where the mountains form a narrow valley. Various nature reserves meet there, of which the Budai Tájvédelmi Körzet district has the largest area. In the urban area of ​​the 2nd district are the mountains Hármashatár-hegy (495 m), Nagy Hárs-hegy (454 m), Vihar hegy (453 m), Felső-Kecske-hegy (443 m) and Látó-hegy ( 376 m).


Adyliget (II / A), Budakeszierdő (partial), Budaliget (II / A), Csatárka , Erzsébetliget , Erzsébettelek , Felhévíz , Gercse , Hársakalja , Hárshegy , Hűvösvölgy, Kovar , Kurucles, Lipótmező , Máriaremete (II / A), Nyék , Országút , Pálvölgy , Pasarét, Pesthidegkút-Ófalu (II / A), Petneházyrét , Remetekertváros (II / A), Rézmál , Rózsadomb, Szemlőhegy , Széphalom , Szépilona , Szépvölgy , Törökvész, Újlak (partial), Vérhalom, Víziváros (partial), Zöldmál


The main arteries are the line Szilágyi Erzsébet fasor - Hűvösvölgyi út - Hidegkúti út , the Budakeszi út and the Margit körút , Bem rakpart and Árpád fejedelem útja . More busy roads are the Törökvész út , út Bimbó , Kapy út , Felső út Zöldmáli , Szépvölgyi út , Fillér utca , Pasaréti út , Pusztaszeri út , Gábor Áron utca , Kuruclesi út , út Máriaremetei , Nagykovácsi út and út Ördögárok .

The district is also accessible by public transport. The largest junction is Moszkva tér ("Moscow Square"), where metro line 2 and tram lines 4 ( Fehérvári út ) and 6 ( Móricz Sigmond körtér ) end. The Hűvösvölgy bus as well as trams 18 ( Savoya Park ) and 56 ( Budafok , Városház tér ) have their terminus in Part II / A.

Housing situation

Real estate prices in District II are the highest in Hungary. Average prices per square meter start at 500,000 forints . As the built-up areas are expanding, the free land has become more expensive (100–120 million forints). Many villas in Rózsadomb are now owned by the municipality, but there are also numerous apartment buildings with gardens. In part II / A, which is much less densely built-up, there are plots in the range of 40 to 60 million forints. There are also many allotment gardens there .

Since the 1990s in particular, members of the middle and upper classes have settled in the 2nd district. Of the traditionally local residents, v. a. Seniors stayed. There are numerous embassies in the 12th district , some of which are housed in the old villas. In order to do justice to the high proportion of foreigners, various schools have opened there that give lessons in the respective mother tongue. These are also visited by Hungarian children.

Culture and facilities


In the II. District several leisure and shopping centers such. B. Budagyöngye , Rózsakert or Rózsadomb Center opened. The Mammut complex on Széll Kálmán tér (formerly Moszkva tér ), one of the city's largest shopping malls , is particularly well-known . There are also many restaurants, cafes, sports centers and cinemas. At the foot of the Rózsadomb, also near the Széll Kálmán tér , is the Millenáris Park , a former factory site that has been converted into a cultural center with various halls and a park. In 2002 it received the Europa Nostra Prize for Monument Preservation.


There are a total of eleven elementary schools, two music schools, ten kindergartens and six grammar schools in District II, which are state financed. There is also a high proportion of private schools and international schools. These include the École Française , SEK International , Osztrák iskola (“Austrian School”), Lauder zsidó iskola (“Lauder Jewish School”), Britannica International School , British International School and the Greater Grace International School . The International Business School institute belonging to the University of Oxford is also located in the 2nd district.


The free district newspaper of the local government Budai Polgár (“Buda Citizens”) appeared in the 17th year in 2008 with a circulation of 50,000 copies. The editor is Ildikó Tóth.


Health facilities

There is no major hospital in the 2nd district. Many residents visit the nearby hospital in the 12th district. The "National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology" ( Országos Pszichiátriai és Neurológiai Intézet ) in Lipótmező no longer exists. However, there are several small hospitals, such as the Ferenc Kórház ("Franz Hospital"), Budagyöngye Kórház ("Budagyöngye Hospital"), Budai Gyermekkórház ("Buda Children's Hospital") or the ORFI Clinic . There are also private clinics, numerous dentists and institutes for plastic surgery .

Twin cities

Web links

Commons : II. Budapest District  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Budapest Portál ( Memento of the original from July 28, 2005 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / english.budapest.hu
  2. Közoktatási Információs Iroda