Location of Albești
|Component villages||Albești, Bârlibășoaia, Boiu, Jacu, Șapartoc, Țopa, Valea Albeștiului, Valea Dăii, Valea Șapartocului|
|• Mayor||Nicolae Sovrea (PSD; since 2009)|
Albești (until 1924 Ferihaz; Hungarian : Fehéregyháza, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈfɛheːrɛɡihaːzɒ] ; German : Weißkirch) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania. It is composed of nine villages: Albești, Bârlibășoaia (Barlabástanya), Boiu (Bún), Jacu (Oláhzsákod), Șapartoc (Sárpatak, "Muddy River"), Țopa (Alsóbún), Valea Albeștiului (Sárpataki út), Valea Dăii (Határpatak) and Valea Șapartocului (Sárpatakivölgy).
Hungarian is a Finno-Ugric language spoken in Hungary and several neighbouring countries. It is the official language of Hungary and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union. Outside Hungary it is also spoken by communities of Hungarians in the countries that today make up Slovakia, western Ukraine (Subcarpathia), central and western Romania (Transylvania), northern Serbia (Vojvodina), northern Croatia, and northern Slovenia. It is also spoken by Hungarian diaspora communities worldwide, especially in North America and in Israel. Like Finnish and Estonian, Hungarian belongs to the Uralic language family. With 13 million speakers, it is its largest member in terms of speakers.
German is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol (Italy), the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and Liechtenstein. It is also one of the three official languages of Luxembourg and a co-official language in the Opole Voivodeship in Poland. The languages which are most similar to German are the other members of the West Germanic language branch: Afrikaans, Dutch, English, the Frisian languages, Low German/Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, and Yiddish. There are also strong similarities in vocabulary with Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, although those belong to the North Germanic group. German is the second most widely spoken Germanic language, after English.
Mureș County is a county (județ) of Romania, in the historical region of Transylvania, with the administrative centre in Târgu Mureș. The county was established in 1968, after the administrative reorganization that re-introduced the historical judeţ (county) system, still used today. This reform eliminated the previous Mureș-Magyar Autonomous Region, which had been created in 1952 within the People's Republic of Romania. Mureș county has a vibrant multicultural fabric that includes Hungarian-speaking Székelys and Transylvanian Saxons, with a rich heritage of fortified churches and towns.
Sighișoara is a city on the Târnava Mare River in Mureș County, Romania. Located in the historic region of Transylvania, Sighișoara has a population of 28,102 according to the 2011 census. It is a popular tourist destination for its well-preserved walled old town, which is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
The Arieș is a left tributary of the river Mureș in Transylvania, Romania. It discharges into the Mureș in Gura Arieșului, 11 km southwest of Luduș. Its total length is 166 km (103 mi), and its drainage basin area is 3,005 km2 (1,160 sq mi).
The Gurghiu is a river in the Gurghiu Mountains, Mureș County, northern Romania. It is a left tributary of the river Mureș. It flows through the municipalities Ibăneşti, Hodac, Gurghiu and Solovăstru, and joins the Mureș in the town Reghin.
Albești may refer to several places in Romania:
Band is a commune in Mureș County, Romania, composed of eleven villages:
Vărgata is a commune in Mureș County, Romania composed of five villages:
The Ampoi is a river in the Apuseni Mountains, Alba County, western Romania. It is a right tributary of the river Mureș. It flows through the town Zlatna, and joins the Mureș near Alba Iulia. It is fed by several smaller streams, including Grohaș, Trâmpoiele, Ruzina, Valea Mică, Galați, Bebu and Purcăreți on the left side and Valea Petrei, Vâltori, Feneș, Valea lui Bibaț, Valea Albinei, Ampoița and Ighiu on the right side.
The Pârâul de Câmpie River, also known as Luduș River or Zau de Câmpie River, is a right tributary of the river Mureș in Transylvania, Romania. It discharges into the Mureș in Luduș.
Valea Largă is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania that is composed of nine villages: Grădini, Mălăești, Poduri, Valea Frăției (Frátaipatak), Valea Glodului, Valea Largă, Valea Pădurii, Valea Șurii and Valea Urieșului (Uries). It has a population of 3,379: 98% Romanians, 1.5% Roma and 0.5% others.
Râciu is a commune in Mureș County, Romania composed of fifteen villages: Căciulata, Coasta Mare (Nagyoldal), Cotorinau, Curețe, Hagău (Hágó), Leniș (Lenes), Nima Râciului (Rücsinéma), Obârșie, Pârâu Crucii (Keresztpatak), Râciu, Sânmărtinu de Câmpie (Mezőszentmárton), Ulieș (Nagyölyves), Valea Sânmărtinului (Forrásészka), Valea Seacă (Szárazpatak) and Valea Ulieșului (Ölyvespatak). It has a population of 3,752: 90% Romanians, 4% Hungarians and 6% Roma.
Pogăceaua is a commune in Mureș County, Romania composed of ten villages: Bologaia (Balogéja), Ciulea (Csulja), Deleni (Ökröstó), Fântâna Babii, Pârâu Crucii, Pogăceaua, Scurta, Sicele, Valea Sânpetrului and Văleni.
The Niraj is a river in the Gurghiu Mountains, Mureş County, northern Romania. Its name originates from the Hungarian word nyár, meaning "poplar". It is a left tributary of the river Mureș. It starts at the confluence of headwaters Nirajul Mare and Nirajul Mic.. It flows through the villages Câmpu Cetății, Eremitu, Mătrici, Călugăreni, Dămieni, Grâușorul, Vărgata, Miercurea Nirajului, Dumitreștii, Gălești, Bolintineni, Păsăreni, Murgești, Acățari, Stejeriș, Crăciunești, Ilieni, Gheorghe Doja, Leordeni and joins the Mureș near the town Ungheni.
Daneș in is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, near Sighișoara. It is composed of four villages: Criș, Daneș, Seleuș and Stejărenii.
Cozma is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Cozma, Fânațele Socolului (Szénaszokol), Socolu de Câmpie (Mezőszokol), Valea Sasului (Szászvölgye) and Valea Ungurului (Magyarvölgye).
Sânpaul is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Chirileu (Kerelő), Dileu Nou (Magyardellő), Sânmărghita (Mezőszentmargita), Sânpaul and Valea Izvoarelor (Búzásbesenyő).
Iclănzel is a commune in Mureș County, Romania. It is composed of eleven villages: Căpușu de Câmpie (Mezőkapus), Chisălița (Tyiszelica), După Deal (Völgyön-túl), Fânațe (Szénafű), Fânațele Căpușului (Úriszénafű), Ghidașteu (Gidástó), Iclandu Mare (Nagyikland), Iclănzel, Mădărășeni (Hirtopa), Tăblășeni (Lekenceiforduló) and Valea Iclandului (Iklándivölgy).
The Târnava Mare is a river in Romania. Its total length is 223 km, and its drainage basin area is 3,666 km2. Its source is in the Eastern Carpathian Mountains, near the sources of the Mureș and Olt in Harghita County. It flows through the Romanian counties of Harghita, Mureș, Sibiu, and Alba. The cities of Odorheiu Secuiesc, Sighișoara, and Mediaș lie on the Târnava Mare. It joins the Târnava Mică in Blaj, forming the Târnava.
Târnava-Mare County is one of the historical counties of the Kingdom of Romania, in the historical region of Transylvania. The county seat was Sighișoara.
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