Gornești

Last updated
Gornești

Gernyeszeg
Gornesti jud Mures.png
Location in Mureș County
Romania location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Gornești
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°40′N24°39′E / 46.667°N 24.650°E / 46.667; 24.650 Coordinates: 46°40′N24°39′E / 46.667°N 24.650°E / 46.667; 24.650
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Government
  MayorKolcsar Gyula (UDMR)
Population
 (2011) [1]
5,577
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg. MS

Gornești (formerly Ghernesig; Hungarian : Gernyeszeg, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɡɛrɲɛsɛɡ] ) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of nine villages:

Contents

History

It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. 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.

Demographics

The commune has an absolute Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 census, it has a population of 5577, of which 71.9% are Hungarian; 18.5% are Romanian and 9.5% Roma. [2]

See also

Related Research Articles

Cârța, Harghita Commune in Harghita, Romania

Cârța is a commune in Romania, located in Harghita County. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania. The commune is composed of two villages:

Miercurea Nirajului Town in Mureș, Romania

Miercurea Nirajului is a town in Mureș County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania.

Căpâlnița Commune in Harghita, Romania

Căpâlnița is a commune in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania. It is composed of a single village, Căpâlnița.

Ciucsângeorgiu Commune in Harghita, Romania

Ciucsângeorgiu is a commune in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania.

Ciumani Commune in Harghita, Romania

Ciumani is a commune in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania. It is composed of a single village, Ciumani.

Corund Commune in Harghita, Romania

Corund is a commune in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania, in the "Salt Region". Corund is famous for its pottery and ceramics.

Dealu Commune in Harghita, Romania

Dealu is a commune in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania. The commune is known for its plum-based pálinka and is composed of seven villages:

Lunca de Jos Commune in Harghita, Romania

Lunca de Jos is a commune in Harghita County, Transylvania, Romania. It lies in the ethno-cultural region Szekely land.

Săcel, Harghita Commune in Harghita, Romania

Săcel is a commune in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania.

Eremitu Commune in Mureș, Romania

Eremitu is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of five villages:

Mădăraș, Mureș Commune in Mureș, Romania

Mădăraș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It became an independent commune when it split from Band in 2004. The commune is composed of two villages, Fânațele Mădărașului (Szénáságy) and Mădăraș. Fânațele Mădărașului village was transferred to Mădăraș from Band Commune in 2011.

Pănet Commune in Mureș, Romania

Pănet is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of five villages:

Sângeorgiu de Mureș Commune in Mureș, Romania

Sângeorgiu de Mureș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of three villages:

Sântana de Mureș Commune in Mureș, Romania

Sântana de Mureș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of four villages:

Sărățeni, Mureș Commune in Mureș, Romania

Sărățeni is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It became an independent commune when it split from the town of Sovata in 2004. The commune, composed of a single village, Sărățeni, has an absolute Hungarian majority (82%).

Vărgata Commune in Mureș, Romania

Vărgata is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of five villages:

Vețca Commune in Mureș, Romania

Vețca is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania that is composed of three villages:

Zau de Câmpie Commune in Mureș, Romania

Zau de Câmpie is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of nine villages:

Vătava Commune in Mureș, Romania

Vătava is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of three villages: Dumbrava (Marosliget), Râpa de Jos (Alsórépa) and Vătava. It has a population of 1,987: 91% Romanians, 6.8% Roma and 0.2% Hungarians.

Bichiș Commune in Mureș, Romania

Bichiș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Bichiș, Gâmbuț (Gombostelke), Nandra (Lándor) and Ozd (Magyarózd). Its population was 1,039 at the 2002 census, and 805 at the 2011 census.

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. (in Romanian) Populaţia stabilă după etnie - judeţe, municipii, oraşe, comune, National Institute of Statistics; accessed August 26, 2015