Deda, Mureș

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Deda
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Coordinates: 46°56′N24°54′E / 46.933°N 24.900°E / 46.933; 24.900 Coordinates: 46°56′N24°54′E / 46.933°N 24.900°E / 46.933; 24.900
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Population
 (Oct. 2011) [1]
4,113
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg. MS

Deda (Hungarian : Déda, Hungarian pronunciation: [deːdɒ] ) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Bistra Mureşului (Dédabisztra), Deda, Filea (Füleháza) and Pietriş (Maroskövesd).

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Location

The commune is situated at the feet of the Călimani Mountains, at the point where the Mureș River exits a gorge beginning at Toplița. The Casele Creek flows in the town into the Mureș. Deda is an important railway junction, linking the Târgu Mureș line with the line connecting Brașov and Dej.

History

The village of Deda was first documented in 1393, under its current name.

Population

In 2002 the commune numbered 4,332 inhabitants, including 4,001 ethnic Romanians, 68 ethnic Hungarians, 261 Roma and two people of other nationalities.

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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.