Band, Mureș

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Mezőbánd
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Location in Mureș County
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Band
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Coordinates: 46°35′0″N24°23′0″E / 46.58333°N 24.38333°E / 46.58333; 24.38333 Coordinates: 46°35′0″N24°23′0″E / 46.58333°N 24.38333°E / 46.58333; 24.38333
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Government
  MayorMircea Radu (PSD)
Population
 (2011) [1]
6,446
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg. MS

Band (Hungarian: Mezőbánd; Hungarian pronunciation: [mɛzøːbaːnd] ) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania, composed of eleven villages:

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Mădăraș village was part of the commune until 2004, when it was split off to form a separate commune. In 2011, Fânațele Mădărașului village was also split off and transferred to Mădăraș Commune.

Demographics

The commune is ethnically mixed and has a relative Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 Census it has a population of 7,726 of which 45.42% or 3,509 are Hungarian, 2,868 or 37.12% Romanians and 1,349 or 17.46% Roma.

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References

  1. "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.