Arcuș

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Arcuş
Árkos
Commune
Unitarian Church
Unitarian Church
Coat of arms of Arcuş
Coat of arms
Arcuş is located in Romania
Arcuş
Arcuş
Location of Arcuş
Coordinates: 45°54′0″N 25°46′0″E / 45.90000°N 25.76667°E / 45.90000; 25.76667Coordinates: 45°54′0″N 25°46′0″E / 45.90000°N 25.76667°E / 45.90000; 25.76667
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Árpád Máthé (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,527
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Arcuş (Hungarian: Árkos [ˈaːrkoʃ]) is a commune in Covasna County, Romania. Composed of a single village, Arcuş, it became an independent commune when it split from Valea Crișului in 2004. Arcuş previously formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has a Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 Census it has a population of 1,527 of which 96.2% or 1,469 are Hungarian.

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