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Coordinates: 46°44′N24°43′E / 46.733°N 24.717°E / 46.733; 24.717 Coordinates: 46°44′N24°43′E / 46.733°N 24.717°E / 46.733; 24.717
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County Mureș
 (2011) [1]
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Petelea (German : Birk; Hungarian : Petele, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈpɛtɛlɛ] ) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania that is composed of two villages: Habic (Hétbükk, meaning "Seven Beech Trees" in Hungarian) and Petelea. It has a population of 2977: 48.3% Roma, 48.2% Romanians and 2.5% Hungarians.


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