Răbăgani

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Răbăgani
Commune
Răbăgani is located in Romania
Răbăgani
Răbăgani
Coordinates: 46°45′N 22°14′E / 46.750°N 22.233°E / 46.750; 22.233
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Population (2002)[1] 2,298
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Răbăgani (Hungarian: Robogány) is a commune in Bihor County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Albeşti (Fehérlak), Brăteşti, Răbăgani, Sălişte de Pomezeu (Papmezőszeleste), Săucani (Szokány) and Vărăşeni (Veresfalva). It is located about 50 km south of Oradea. It was mostly Hungarian until 1955, when it became equally split 50/50 with the Romanian community. In 2002, it was 94.2% Romanian and 5.7% Roma. The 1% of the population that was Jewish left shortly after World War II.[citation needed]

Coordinates: 46°45′N 22°14′E / 46.750°N 22.233°E / 46.750; 22.233

References[edit]

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