Mădăraș, Mureș

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Mădăraș

Mezőmadaras
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Location in Mureș County
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Mădăraș
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°36′N24°26′E / 46.600°N 24.433°E / 46.600; 24.433 Coordinates: 46°36′N24°26′E / 46.600°N 24.433°E / 46.600; 24.433
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Government
  MayorGyula Árpád Dávid (UDMR)
Population
 (2011) [1]
1,299
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg. MS

Mădăraș (Hungarian : Mezőmadaras or colloquially Madaras, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmɛzøːmɒdɒrɒʃ] ) is a commune in Mureș County, 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.

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Mădăraș has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. For demographics see Band.

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.

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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.