Bălăușeri

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Bălăuşeri
Balavásár
Commune
Location of Bălăuşeri
Location of Bălăuşeri
Bălăuşeri is located in Romania
Bălăuşeri
Bălăuşeri
Location of Bălăuşeri
Coordinates: 46°24′0″N 24°41′0″E / 46.40000°N 24.68333°E / 46.40000; 24.68333Coordinates: 46°24′0″N 24°41′0″E / 46.40000°N 24.68333°E / 46.40000; 24.68333
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Sagyebo Istvan
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,698
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Bălăuşeri (Hungarian: Balavásár; Hungarian pronunciation: [bɒlɒvaːʃaːr]) is a commune in Mureş County, Romania composed of six villages:

  • Agrişteu / Egrestő
  • Bălăuşeri
  • Chendu / Nagykend
  • Dumitreni / Szentdemeter
  • Filitelnic / Fületelke
  • Senereuş / Szénaverős

History[edit]

The village was in the northern reaches of Küküllő County in Transylvania, just over the border from the Székely Land; the county was split in the 1876 administrative reform, and thereafter the village belonged to Kis-Küküllő County in the Kingdom of Hungary. After the 1920 Treaty of Trianon, it became part of Romania along with the rest of Transylvania.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Census, the commune has a population of 4,698 of which 3,195 (68.01%) are Hungarians, 905 (17.58%) Romanians, 662 (14.09%) Roma and 10 Germans. Bălăuşeri village has a population of 1228 people.

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