Saxon fortified church
Location in Mureș County
|• Mayor||Ioan Aldea (PSD)|
|Area||36.84 km2 (14.22 sq mi)|
|• Density||67/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
Băgaciu (in Hungarian Szászbogács, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈsaːsboɡaːtʃ] ) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Băgaciu and Deleni (Magyarsáros).
According to the 2011 census, Băgaciu has a population of 2,474, of which 34.51% are Romanians, 31.16% are Roma, and 29.7% are Hungarians.
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.
Târgu Mureș is the seat of Mureș County in the historical region of Transylvania, Romania. It is the 16th largest Romanian city, with 134,290 inhabitants as of the 2011 census. It lies on the Mureș River, the second longest river in Romania.
The Mureș is a 789-kilometre-long (490 mi) river in Eastern Europe. Its drainage basin covers an area of 30,332 km2 (11,711 sq mi). It originates in the Hășmașu Mare Range in the Eastern Carpathian Mountains, Romania, rising close to the headwaters of the river Olt, and joins the Tisza at Szeged in southeastern Hungary. In Romania, its length is 761 km (473 mi) and its basin size is 27,890 km2 (10,770 sq mi).
The Székely Land or Szeklerland is a historic and ethnographic area in Romania, inhabited mainly by Székelys, a subgroup of Hungarians. Its cultural centre is the city of Târgu Mureș (Marosvásárhely), the largest settlement in the region.
The Târnava Mică is a river in Romania. Its total length is 196 km (122 mi), and its drainage basin area is 2,071 km2 (800 sq mi). Its source is in the Eastern Carpathian Mountains, in Harghita County. It flows to the west through the Romanian counties Harghita, Mureș, and Alba, more or less parallel to and north from the Târnava Mare. The cities of Sovata and Târnăveni lie on the Târnava Mică. It joins the Târnava Mare in Blaj, forming the Târnava.
Pălatca is a commune in Cluj County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Băgaciu (Kisbogács), Mureșenii de Câmpie, Pălatca, Petea (Magyarpete) and Sava (Mezőszava).
Deleni may refer to several places in Romania:
Chibed is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of a single village, Chibed. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania. The village is famous for the onion produced in the village and sold in front of the houses along the main road.
Corunca is a commune in Mureș County, Romania. It lies in the heart of Transylvania.
Ernei is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of six villages:
Fântânele is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of six villages:
Gornești is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of nine villages:
Pănet is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of five villages:
Sâncraiu de Mureș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of two villages:
Sângeorgiu de Mureș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of three villages:
Sântana de Mureș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of four villages:
Rușii-Munți is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania that is composed of four villages: Maiorești, Morăreni (Maroslaka), Rușii-Munți and Sebeș (Sebespatak).
Adămuș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Adămuș, Chinciuș (Kincses), Cornești (Sövényfalva), Crăiești (Magyarkirályfalva), Dâmbău and Herepea (Magyarherepe).
Bahnea is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Bahnea, Bernadea (Bernád), Cund, Daia (Dányán), Gogan (Gógán), Idiciu (Jövedics), and Lepindea (Leppend).
Romania has proven natural gas reserves of 726 billion cubic meters and is ranked 30th among countries with proved reserves of natural gas. About 75% of Romania's natural gas resources are located in Transylvania, especially in Mureş and Sibiu counties. The largest natural gas field in Romania is the Deleni gas field discovered in 1912 and located in the Băgaciu commune in Mureş County with proven reserves of 85 billion cubic meters or 3 trillion cubic feet. Other important gas fields include the Filitelnic gas field, the Roman-Secuieni gas field, the Voitinel gas field, the Gherceşti gas field and the Sărmaşel gas field all with reserves larger than 10 billion cubic meters or 350 billion cubic feet. Currently Romania has the third largest natural gas reserves in the European Union just after the Netherlands and United Kingdom.