Gălești, Mureș

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Găleşti
Nyárádgálfalva
Commune
Skyline of Găleşti
Location of Găleşti
Găleşti is located in Romania
Găleşti
Găleşti
Coordinates: 46°31′0″N 24°45′0″E / 46.51667°N 24.75000°E / 46.51667; 24.75000Coordinates: 46°31′0″N 24°45′0″E / 46.51667°N 24.75000°E / 46.51667; 24.75000
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Károly Karácsonyi (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Area
 • Total 57.8 km2 (22.3 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 2,871
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Găleşti (Hungarian: Nyárádgálfalva, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈniaːraːdɡaːlfɒlvɒ]) is a commune in Mureş County, Romania composed of seven villages:

  • Adrianu Mare / Nagyadorján
  • Adrianu Mic / Kisadorján
  • Bedeni / Bede
  • Găleşti
  • Maiad / Nyomát
  • Sânvăsii / Nyárádszentlászló (established 2004)
  • Troiţa / Szentháromság

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 Census it has a population of 2,940 of which 93.61% or 2,752 are Hungarian.

Historical population of Gălești, Mureș
Year 1850 1880 1900 1910 1930 1956 1977 1992 2002 2007
Population 3 317 3 411 3 947 4 049 4 130 4 566 3 561 2 963 2 940 2 871[1]

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