Vărgata

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Vărgata

Csíkfalva
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Location in Mureș County
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Vărgata
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°34′N24°48′E / 46.567°N 24.800°E / 46.567; 24.800 Coordinates: 46°34′N24°48′E / 46.567°N 24.800°E / 46.567; 24.800
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Government
  MayorIstván Balogh (UDMR)
Population
 (2011) [1]
1,945
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg. MS

Vărgata (Hungarian : Csíkfalva, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈtʃikfɒlvɒ] ) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania 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.

It was first mentioned in 1412 as Chykfalua (Csíkfalva). [2]

Demographics

The commune has an absolute Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 census, it had a population of 1,945; out of them, 81.1% were Hungarian, 14.3% were Roma and 0.6% were Romanian. [3]

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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.
  2. Váradi, Péter Pál; Lőwey, Lilla (2008). Felső-Nyárád vidéke (Upper Niraj's region). Budapest: Erdély Fotóalbumok 2008. p. 102. ISBN   9789638641397.
  3. Tab8. Populaţia stabilă după etnie – judeţe, municipii, oraşe, comune, 2011 census results, Institutul Național de Statistică, accessed 4 March 2020.