Ghindari

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Ghindari

Makfalva
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Location in Mureș County
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Ghindari
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°30′N24°55′E / 46.500°N 24.917°E / 46.500; 24.917 Coordinates: 46°30′N24°55′E / 46.500°N 24.917°E / 46.500; 24.917
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Government
  MayorZsigmond Vencel (UDMR)
Population
 (2011) [1]
3,250
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
547265
Area code +40 265
Vehicle reg. MS
Website www.makfalva.eu

Ghindari (Hungarian : Makfalva, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmɒkfɒlvɒ] ; German : Eicheldorf) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania.

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Component villages

The commune is composed of five villages:

In Romanian In Hungarian
AbudSzékelyabod
CeieCséje
GhindariMakfalva
SolocmaSzolokma
Trei SateHármasfalu

Trei Sate village, in its turn, is composed of three hamlets: Cioc (Csókfalva), Hotești (Atosfalva), and Ștefănești (Székelyszentistván).

History

Until 1918, the villages belonged to the Maros-Torda County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Hungarian–Romanian War of 1918–19 and the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, the area became part of the Romania. In 2004, Chibed broke away to form an independent commune.

Demographics

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 census, it has a population of 3,250, of which 88.43% are Hungarian and 7.08% 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.