Albești, Mureș

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Albești
Fehéregyháza
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Albești
Location of Albești
Coordinates: commune 46°14′N24°51′E / 46.233°N 24.850°E / 46.233; 24.850 Coordinates: commune 46°14′N24°51′E / 46.233°N 24.850°E / 46.233; 24.850
Country Romania
County Mureș
First attested 1231
Component villagesAlbești, Bârlibășoaia, Boiu, Jacu, Șapartoc, Țopa, Valea Albeștiului, Valea Dăii, Valea Șapartocului
Government
  Mayor Nicolae Sovrea [1] (PSD; since 2009)
Population (2002)
  Total 5,466
Postal code 547025

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 language language spoken in and around Hungary

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Mureș County County in Centru, Romania

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