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Crăciunești (Hungarian: Nyárádkarácson; Hungarian pronunciation: [ɲaːraːdkɒraːtʃoɲ] ; Yiddish : קרעטשניף, Kretshnif) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of eight villages: Budiu Mic (Hagymásbodon), Ciba (Csiba), Cinta (Fintaháza), Cornești (Somosd), Crăciunești, Foi (Folyfalva), Nicolești (Káposztásszentmiklós) and Tirimioara (Kisteremi). Ciba, Foi and Nicolești were established in 2006.
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 north-central part of 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 Magyar Autonomous Region (1952–1960) and Mureș-Magyar Autonomous Region (1960–1968) were autonomous regions in the People's Republic of Romania.
FOI or Foi may refer to:
The Székely Land or Szeklerland is a historic and ethnographic area in Romania, inhabited mainly by Hungarians. Its cultural centre is the city of Târgu Mureș (Marosvásárhely), the largest settlement in the region.
Ciba or CIBA may refer to:
Cornești may refer to several places:
Nicolești may refer to several villages in Romania:
Chibed is a commune in Mureș County, 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.
Ernei is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of six villages:
Gornești is a commune in Mureș County, Romania composed of nine villages:
Sâncraiu de Mureș is a commune in Mureș County, Romania composed of two villages:
Sântana de Mureș is a commune in Mureș County, Romania, composed of four villages:
The Niraj is a river in the Gurghiu Mountains, Mureș 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. Its length is 82 km (51 mi) and its basin size is 651 km2 (251 sq mi).
Băița is a commune in Hunedoara County, Romania. It is composed of eleven villages: Barbura (Bárbura), Băița, Căinelu de Sus (Felsőkajanel), Crăciunești (Krecsunesd), Fizeș (Füzesd), Hărțăgani (Hercegány), Lunca (Nyavajásfalva), Ormindea (Ormingya), Peștera (Pestyere), Săliște (Szelistye) and Trestia (Tresztia).
Crăciun is the Romanian word for Christmas.
Csiba is the Hungarian name for two villages in Romania:
Crăciuneşti may refer to several places in Romania:
Budiu may refer to one of two places in Mureș County, Romania:
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