Ernei

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Ernei

Nagyernye
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Location in Mureș County
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Ernei
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°36′N24°39′E / 46.600°N 24.650°E / 46.600; 24.650 Coordinates: 46°36′N24°39′E / 46.600°N 24.650°E / 46.600; 24.650
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Government
  MayorFerenc Jánosi (UDMR)
Population
 (2011) [1]
5,835
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg. MS

Ernei (Hungarian : Nagyernye [ˈnɒɟɛrɲɛ] ) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of six villages:

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History

On the left, Mycenaean (3800-1200 BC) bronze sword found at Dumbravioara. In display at the National Museum of Transylvanian History, Cluj-Napoca Mycenaean sword and Wietenberg culture axes at National Museum of Transylvanian History 2007.jpg
On the left, Mycenaean (3800-1200 BC) bronze sword found at Dumbrăvioara. In display at the National Museum of Transylvanian History, Cluj-Napoca


It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. Until 1876, it fall within Marosszék, thereafter until 1918, the village belonged to the Maros-Torda County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania. As a result of the Second Vienna Award, it belonged to Hungary again between 1940 and 1944. After World War II, it came under Romanian administration and became part of Romania in 1947. Between 1952 and 1960, it formed part of the Hungarian Autonomous Province, then, of the Mureș-Hungarian Autonomous Province until it was abolished in 1968. Since then, the commune is part of Mureș County.

Demographics

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The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 5835, of which 75.3% were Hungarian, 16.7% Romanian and 7.9% Roma. It reached its maximum population in 1966 with 6014 people.

See also

Notes

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

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