Buda (German: Ofen, Croatian: Budim, Slovak/Czech: Budín, Serbian: Будим or Budim, Turkish: Budin) 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 complete territory and is mostly wooded and hilly. It is usually associated with a higher standard of living, although this depends on the area. Its most notable landmarks are the Buda Castle and the Citadella.
According to 1715 data, the population of Buda numbered 1,539 houses, of which 769 were South Slavic (mostly Serbian), 701 German, and 68 Hungarian. According to 1720 data, the population numbered about 30,000 people in 1,468 houses, of which 851 houses were German, 559 South Slavic (mostly Serbian), 68 Hungarian, and 5 Slovak.