Band, Mureș

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Band
Mezőbánd
Commune
Location of Band
Band is located in Romania
Band
Band
Coordinates: 46°35′0″N 24°23′0″E / 46.58333°N 24.38333°E / 46.58333; 24.38333Coordinates: 46°35′0″N 24°23′0″E / 46.58333°N 24.38333°E / 46.58333; 24.38333
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Mircea Rusu (PNL)
Population
 • Total 7,726
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Band (Hungarian: Mezőbánd; Hungarian pronunciation: [mɛzøːbaːnd]) is a commune in Mureş County, Romania, composed of eleven villages:

  • Band
  • Drăculea Bandului / Drekulyatelep
  • Fânațe / Fekete
  • Iştan-Tău / Istentó
  • Mărășești / Marosesd
  • Negrenii de Câmpie / Feketelak
  • Oroiu / Székelyuraly
  • Petea / Mezőpete
  • Țiptelnic / Száltelek
  • Valea Mare / Nagyvölgy
  • Valea Rece / Hidegvölgy

Mădăraș village was part of the commune until 2004, when it was split off to form a separate commune. In 2011, Fânațele Mădărașului village was also split off and transferred to Mădăraş Commune.

Demographics[edit]

The commune is ethnically mixed and has a relative Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 Census it has a population of 7,726 of which 45.42% or 3,509 are Hungarian, 2,868 or 37.12% Romanians and 1,349 or 17.46% Roma.

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