Avrămești

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Avrămeşti
Szentábrahám
Commune
Location of Avrămeşti
Location of Avrămeşti
Avrămeşti is located in Romania
Avrămeşti
Avrămeşti
Location of Avrămeşti
Coordinates: 46°20′0″N 25°1′0″E / 46.33333°N 25.01667°E / 46.33333; 25.01667Coordinates: 46°20′0″N 25°1′0″E / 46.33333°N 25.01667°E / 46.33333; 25.01667
Country  Romania
County Harghita County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Szöcs Béla[1] (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Area
 • Total 28.19 km2 (10.88 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,517
 • Density 88.28/km2 (228.6/sq mi)
Ethnicity[2]
 • Hungarians 97.69%
 • Gypsies 1.74%
 • Romanians 0.55%
Religion
 • Unitarian 73.65%
 • Reformed 17.79%
 • Roman-Catholic 4.88%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 537010
Area code(s) +40 266
Website www.szentabraham.ro

Avrămeşti (Hungarian: Szentábrahám, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈsɛntɒbrɒhaːm], meaning "St. Abraham") is a commune in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania.

Component villages[edit]

The commune is composed of eight villages:

In Romanian In Hungarian
Andreeni Magyarandrásfalva
Avrămeşti Szentábrahám
Cecheşti Csekefalva
Firtănuş Firtosmartonos
Goagiu Gagy
Medişoru Mic Kismedesér
Laz-Firtănuş Firtosmartonosi Láz
Laz-Şoimuş Solymosi Láz

History[edit]

Before the 1876 administrative reform of Transylvania, the village formed part of the Székely seat of Udvarhelyszék, then becoming, until 1918, a part of Udvarhely County in the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Székely (Hungarian) majority. According to the 2002 census it has a population of 2,517 of which 97.69% or 2,459 are Hungarian. [3]

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