Glodeni, Mureș

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Glodeni
Marossárpatak
Commune
The injured hussard
The injured hussard
Location of Glodeni, Mureş
Location of Glodeni, Mureş
Glodeni is located in Romania
Glodeni
Glodeni
Location of Glodeni, Mureş
Coordinates: 46°39′0″N 24°36′0″E / 46.65000°N 24.60000°E / 46.65000; 24.60000Coordinates: 46°39′0″N 24°36′0″E / 46.65000°N 24.60000°E / 46.65000; 24.60000
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Barna Kozma (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2002)
 • Total 3,822
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Glodeni (Hungarian: Marossárpatak, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmɒroʃʃaːrpɒtɒk]) is a commune in Mureş County, Romania that is composed of five villages:

  • Glodeni
  • Merişor / Pusztaalmás
  • Moişa / Mezőmajos
  • Păcureni / Pókakeresztúr
  • Păingeni / Póka

History[edit]

It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. Until 1918, the village belonged to the Maros-Torda County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 Census it has a population of 3,822 of which 75.67% or 2,892 are Hungarian.

See also[edit]

"Statue Park"
War Victims Memorial