Bogdand

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Bogdand
Bogdánd
Commune
Location of Bogdand
Location of Bogdand
Coordinates: 47°24′54.57″N 22°55′47.74″E / 47.4151583°N 22.9299278°E / 47.4151583; 22.9299278Coordinates: 47°24′54.57″N 22°55′47.74″E / 47.4151583°N 22.9299278°E / 47.4151583; 22.9299278
Country Romania
County Satu Mare County
Component villages Bogdand, Corund, Ser, Babţa
Area
 • Total 82.94 km2 (32.02 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 3,262
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • Hungarians 57.11%
 • Romanians 40.37%
 • Roma 2.44%

Bogdand (Hungarian: Bogdánd; Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈboɡdaːnd]) is a commune in Satu Mare County in Transylvania, Romania. The total population is 2,865 (2011 census), by nationality: 1668 Hungarians, 1034 Romanians, 161 Roma.

The commune is composed of four villages:

in Romanian in Hungarian
Babţa Bábca
Bogdand Bogdánd
Corund Szilágykorond
Ser Szér

Tourist attractions[edit]

The most significant local tourist attractions are:

1. The Sipos László Hungarian Museum in Bogdand village.
2. The Holy Archangels wooden church in Corund village, built in 1723.
3. The Reformed Church in Ser village.

References[edit]

1. D. Oltean, K. Imola, S. Vasile, N. Bledea: Ghidul Muzeului Maghiar Bogdand, Ministerul Culturii, Direcţia pentru Miorităţi Naţionale