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image by István Molnár, 19 January 2001
Budapest X. district Community of Budapest Kőbánya. The
flag: CoA on white field. Ratio: 1:2.
István Molnár, 19 October 2000
Kőbánya is a district (the 10th) of Budapest Capital in
Hungary The district has got 90.065 inhabitants (1990 census),
nearly all of Hungarians. Seven of the Official Ethnic Minorities
of Hungary has got ethnic council in the district: Gipsy, Greek,
Croatian, Polish, German, Armenian and Rumanian. Neighbouring
settlements are: Budapest XIV. - Zugló, Budapest VIII. -
Józsefváros, Budapest IX. - Ferencváros, Budapest XIX. -
Kispest, Budapest XVIII. Pestszentlőrinc-Pestszentimre, Budapest
XVII. and Budapest XVI. districts. Parts of the districts:
Felsőrákos, Gyárdűlő, Kőbánya, Kertváros, Kúttó,
Laposdűlő, Ligettelek, Óhegy, Téglagyárdűlő and Újhegy.
The territory became a part of the City of Pest in 1705, when Pest became free royal city. The territory of Kőbánya (Stone-pit) became the 10th district of Budapest in 1873.
The flag of Kőbánya is white on the middle there is the coat of arms.
István Molnár, 19 January 2001
image by István Molnár, 9 June 2001 (Based on Željko Heimer's photo)
What's odd - is that it seems that the name of the districts
appears above the coat of arms, but not on the flag. On the other hand, I
would swear I saw the flag in use with the name inscribed too.
Željko Heimer, 9 June 2001
image from <www.kobanya.hu>, located by István Molnár, 19 October 2000