Mirșid

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Mirşid
Commune
The Porta Praetoria, the gate of ancient Roman castra Porolissum
The Porta Praetoria, the gate of ancient Roman castra Porolissum
Commune Mirşid in Sălaj County
Commune Mirşid in Sălaj County
Mirşid is located in Romania
Mirşid
Mirşid
Mirşid in Romania
Coordinates: 47°13′48″N 23°07′12″E / 47.23000°N 23.12000°E / 47.23000; 23.12000
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
Commune Mirşid
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Călin-Augustin Bereschi (Social Democratic Party)
Area 53.28 km2 (20.57 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 2,304
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.primaria-mirsid.ro

Mirşid (Hungarian: Nyirsid) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Firminiş (Fürményes), Mirşid, Moigrad-Porolissum (until 1996 Moigrad; Mojgrád) and Popeni (Szilágypaptelek).

Sights[edit]

  • Porolissum Roman fortification, historic monument

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 47°14′N 23°08′E / 47.233°N 23.133°E / 47.233; 23.133

References[edit]

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