Haller Castle in Sânpaul
Location in Mureș County
|• Mayor||István Simon (UDMR)|
|Area||46.53 km2 (17.97 sq mi)|
|• Density||91/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
Sânpaul (Hungarian : Kerelőszentpál, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈkɛrɛløːsɛntpaːl] ) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Chirileu (Kerelő), Dileu Nou (Magyardellő), Sânmărghita (Mezőszentmargita), Sânpaul, and Valea Izvoarelor (until 1960 Beșineu; Búzásbesenyő).
Mureș County is a county (județ) of Romania, in the historical region of Transylvania, with the administrative centre in Târgu Mureș. The county was established in 1968, after the administrative reorganization that re-introduced the historical judeţ (county) system, still used today. This reform eliminated the previous Mureș-Magyar Autonomous Region, which had been created in 1952 within the People's Republic of Romania. Mureș county has a vibrant multicultural fabric that includes Hungarian-speaking Székelys and Transylvanian Saxons, with a rich heritage of fortified churches and towns.
Târgu Mureș is the seat of Mureș County in the historical region of Transylvania, Romania. It is the 16th largest Romanian city, with 134,290 inhabitants as of the 2011 census. It lies on the Mureș River, the second longest river in Romania.
The Székelys, sometimes also referred to as Szeklers are a subgroup of the Hungarian people living mostly in the Székely Land in Romania. A significant population descending from the Székelys of Bukovina lives in Tolna and Baranya counties in Hungary and in certain districts of Vojvodina, Serbia.
The Mureș is a 789-kilometre-long (490 mi) river in Eastern Europe. Its drainage basin covers an area of 30,332 km2 (11,711 sq mi). It originates in the Hășmașu Mare Range in the Eastern Carpathian Mountains, Romania, rising close to the headwaters of the river Olt, and joins the Tisza at Szeged in southeastern Hungary. In Romania, its length is 761 km (473 mi) and its basin size is 27,890 km2 (10,770 sq mi).
The Magyar Autonomous Region (1952–1960) and Mureș-Magyar Autonomous Region (1960–1968) were autonomous regions in the People's Republic of Romania.
The Székely Land or Szeklerland is a historic and ethnographic area in Romania, inhabited mainly by Székelys. Its cultural centre is the city of Târgu Mureș (Marosvásárhely), the largest settlement in the region.
Ungheni is a town in Mureș County, in Transylvania, Romania. Until 1925 its Romanian name was Nirașteu.
Sânpaul may refer to several places in Romania:
Sânmărghita may refer to several villages in Romania:
Chibed is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of a single village, Chibed. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania. The village is famous for the onion produced in the village and sold in front of the houses along the main road.
Corunca is a commune in Mureș County, Romania. It lies in the heart of Transylvania.
Ernei is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of six villages:
Gornești is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of nine villages:
Pănet is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of five villages:
Sâncraiu de Mureș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania composed of two villages:
Sântana de Mureș is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania, composed of four villages:
Rușii-Munți is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania that is composed of four villages: Maiorești, Morăreni (Maroslaka), Rușii-Munți and Sebeș (Sebespatak).
Șofronea is a commune in Arad County, Romania, lies in the Aradului Plateau and it stretches over 3,490 ha (13.5 sq mi). It is composed of two villages, Sânpaul (Szentpál), and Șofronea. It is situated at 10 km (6.2 mi) from the county capital, Arad.
Deda is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Bistra Mureşului (Dédabisztra), Deda, Filea (Füleháza) and Pietriş (Maroskövesd).
The Danube–Criș–Mureș–Tisa Euroregion is a euroregion located in Hungary, Romania and Serbia. It is named after four rivers: Danube, Criș, Mureș and Tisa.
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