Santău

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Santău
Tasnádszántó
Commune
Location of Santău
Location of Santău
Country  Romania
County Satu Mare County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghe Mihalca (National Liberal Party)
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,679
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariasantau.ro

Santău (Hungarian: Tasnádszántó [ˈtɒʃnaːtsaːntoː]) is a commune in Satu Mare County, north-western Romania. It is composed of three villages: Chereuşa (Érkőrös), Santău and Sudurău (Érszodoró).

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups (2002 census):[1]

According to mother tongue, 56.93% speak Romanian as their first language, while 43.06% of the population speak Hungarian.

Coordinates: 47°31′N 22°31′E / 47.517°N 22.517°E / 47.517; 22.517

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 23, 2010