Bârghiș

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Bârghiş
Commune
Location of Bârghiş
Location of Bârghiş
Bârghiş is located in Romania
Bârghiş
Bârghiş
Location of Bârghiş
Coordinates: 45°58′48″N 24°31′48″E / 45.98000°N 24.53000°E / 45.98000; 24.53000Coordinates: 45°58′48″N 24°31′48″E / 45.98000°N 24.53000°E / 45.98000; 24.53000
Country  Romania
County Sibiu County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghe Mândreanu (Social Democratic Party)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,953
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 557035

Bârghiş (German: Bürgisch; Hungarian: Bürkös) is a commune in the northern part of Sibiu County. It is situated in central Romania, in the historical region of Transylvania. The commune is composed of six villages: Apoş, Bârghiş, Ighişu Vechi, Pelişor, Vecerd, and Zlagna. Pelişor has a fortified church.

At the 2011 census, 86.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 5.9% Roma, 5.2% Hungarians and 0.7% Germans.

Natives[edit]

Ioan Ghip, poet

Bârghiş

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