Cermei

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Cermei
Commune
Cermei is located in Romania
Cermei
Cermei
Coordinates: 46°33′N 21°51′E / 46.550°N 21.850°E / 46.550; 21.850
Country  Romania
County Arad County
Population (2002)[1] 2,856

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.

Population[edit]

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.

History[edit]

The first documentary record of the locality Cermei dates back to 1429. Avram Iancu was mentioned in documents in 1828, while Șomoșcheș in 1332.

Economy[edit]

The economy of the commune is mainly agricultural, both component sectors are well-developed.

Coordinates: 46°33′N 21°51′E / 46.550°N 21.850°E / 46.550; 21.850

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010