Saravale

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Saravale
Commune
Coordinates: 46°04′13″N 20°44′14″E / 46.07028°N 20.73722°E / 46.07028; 20.73722Coordinates: 46°04′13″N 20°44′14″E / 46.07028°N 20.73722°E / 46.07028; 20.73722
Country Romania
County Timiș
First attested 1333
Component villages Saravale
Government
 • Mayor Liviu Petrișor (since 2004) (PD-L)
Area
 • Total 95.53 km2 (36.88 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,479
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Postal code 307387

Saravale, colloquially Șarafola (German: Sarafol; Hungarian: Sárafalva; Serbian: Саравола, Saravola), is a commune in Timiş County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Saravale. It was part of Sânpetru Mare Commune until 2004, when it was split off.

The town first appears in written history in 1333.

At the 2011 census, 68.5% of inhabitants were Romanians, 21.5% Roma and 8.1% other.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on May 22, 2012