Vâlcele, Covasna

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Vâlcele
Commune
Location of Vâlcele, Covasna
Location of Vâlcele, Covasna
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Dumitru Marinescu (PSD)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,292
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vâlcele (Hungarian: Előpatak, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɛløːpɒtɒk]) is a commune in Covasna County, Transylvania, Romania composed of four villages:

  • Araci / Árapatak (the commune center)
  • Ariuşd / Erősd
  • Hetea / Hetye
  • Vâlcele

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an ethnically mixed population. According to the 2011 census, it has a population of 4,292, of which 48.3% or 2,071 are Roma, 39.4% or 1,689 are Romanians and 9.9% or 427 are Székely Hungarians. 100 people, or 2.3%, belong to other ethnicities.

Natives[edit]

Coordinates: 45°51′10.33″N 25°40′53.45″E / 45.8528694°N 25.6815139°E / 45.8528694; 25.6815139

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