Cermei is a commune in Arad County, Romania, situated in the Teuzului Plateau, in the basin of the Sartiș River. It is composed of three villages: Avram Iancu, Cermei (situated at 67 km from Arad) and Șomoșcheș.
According to the last census, the population of the commune counts 2856 inhabitants, out of which 87,5% are Romanians, 6,9% Hungarians, 4,6% Roms, 0,5% Germans and 0,5% are of other or undeclared nationalities.
The first documentary record of the locality Cermei dates back to 1429. Avram Iancu was mentioned in documents in 1828, while Șomoșcheș in 1332.
The economy of the commune is mainly agricultural, both component sectors are well-developed.
- Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
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