Gălești, Mureș

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Gălești

Nyárádgálfalva
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Location in Mureș County
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Gălești
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°31′N24°45′E / 46.517°N 24.750°E / 46.517; 24.750 Coordinates: 46°31′N24°45′E / 46.517°N 24.750°E / 46.517; 24.750
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Government
  MayorKároly Karácsonyi (UDMR)
Area
57.8 km2 (22.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [1]
3,067
  Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg. MS

Gălești (Hungarian : Nyárádgálfalva, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈniaːraːdɡaːlfɒlvɒ] ) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania composed of seven villages:

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Demographics

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 Census it has a population of 2,940 of which 93.61% or 2,752 are Hungarian.[ citation needed ]

Historical population of Gălești, Mureș
Year1850188019001910193019561977199220022007
Population3,3173,4113,9474,0494,1304,5663,5612,9632,9402,871 [2]

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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.
  2. "The population of Găleşti in 2007 on the site of the Romanian National Statistical Institute". Archived from the original on 7 August 2010. Retrieved 21 April 2010.