Suplac

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Suplac

Küküllőszéplak
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Location in Mureș County
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Suplac
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°23′N24°31′E / 46.383°N 24.517°E / 46.383; 24.517 Coordinates: 46°23′N24°31′E / 46.383°N 24.517°E / 46.383; 24.517
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Government
  MayorSzakács Béla (UDMR)
Population
 (2011) [1]
2,249
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg. MS

Suplac (Hungarian : Külüllőszéplak; Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈkykylːøːseːplɒk] , meaning "nice place on the river Küküllő") is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania which is composed of five villages:

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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.

Economy

The Laslău Mare gas field is located in the village of Laslău Mare. It was established in 1925 and is still operational as of 2010. The estimated reserves have been quantified as 5×109m3 (176 billion cubic feet).

Demographics

The commune has a Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 census, it has a population of 2,202 of which 51.27% or 1,129 are Hungarian and 35.92% or 791 Romanians.

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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.
Suplac as Szeplak in Josephinische Landaufnahme, 1769-73 Josephinische Landaufnahme pg157.jpg
Suplac as Szeplak in Josephinische Landaufnahme, 1769-73