Brădești, Harghita

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Brădești
Fenyéd
Commune
Location of Brădeşti, Harghita
Location of Brădeşti, Harghita
Country  Romania
County Harghita County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Gábor Szász (Independent)
Area
 • Total 16.79 km2 (6.48 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,908
 • Density 95.23/km2 (246.6/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • Hungarians 98.64%
 • Romanians 1.15%
Religion
 • Roman-Catholic 93.45%
 • Reformed 3.17%
 • Orthodox 0.53%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 537025
Area code(s) +40 266

Brădești (Hungarian: Fenyéd, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈfɛɲeːd]) is a commune in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania. The commune is composed of two villages:

In Romanian In Hungarian
Brădești Fenyéd
Târnovița Küküllőkeményfalva

History[edit]

Until the reorganization of the system of the local administration of Transylvania in 1876, the village belonged to the Udvarhelyszék, then, from 1876 till 1918, to 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 1,908; of which 98.64% or 1,882 are Hungarian. [1]

Coordinates: 46°36′N 24°31′E / 46.600°N 24.517°E / 46.600; 24.517

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