Ignești

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Ignești
Commune
Ignești is located in Romania
Ignești
Ignești
Coordinates: 46°24′N 22°10′E / 46.400°N 22.167°E / 46.400; 22.167
Country  Romania
County Arad County
Population (2002)[1] 822
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ignești is a commune in Arad County, Romania, is situated at the southern foot of Codru-Moma Mountains, in the Ineu-Gurahonț Basin. The commune stretches over 5192 hectares and is composed of four villages: Ignești (situated at 89 km from Arad), Minead, Nădălbești and Susani.

Population[edit]

According to the 2002 census the population of the commune counts 822 inhabitants, out of which 99.4% are Romanians and 0.6% are Hungarians.

Istoric[edit]

The first documentary record of the locality Ignești dates back to 1553. The other settlements were attested documentary as it follows: Minead in 1619, Nadalbești in 1553 and Susani in 1574.

Economy[edit]

The economy of the commune is mainly agricultural, livestock-breeding and plant-growing being well represented. Apiculture is also present on the economic map of the commune.

Tourism[edit]

Ignești commune can become an area with touristic attraction by trimming up its anthropic and natural potential.

Coordinates: 46°24′N 22°10′E / 46.400°N 22.167°E / 46.400; 22.167

References[edit]

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