Torda-Aranyos County

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Torda-Aranyos County
Comitatul Turda-Arieş
Torda-Aranyos vármegye
Komitat Torda-Aranyos
County of the Kingdom of Hungary
1876–1920

Coat of arms of Torda-Aranyos

Coat of arms

Location of Torda-Aranyos
Capital Torda
46°34′N 23°47′E / 46.567°N 23.783°E / 46.567; 23.783Coordinates: 46°34′N 23°47′E / 46.567°N 23.783°E / 46.567; 23.783
History
 -  Established 1876
 -  Treaty of Trianon June 4 1920
Area
 -  1910 3,514 km2 (1,357 sq mi)
Population
 -  1910 174,400 
Density 49.6 /km2  (128.5 /sq mi)
Today part of Romania
Turda is the current name of the capital.

Torda-Aranyos was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in central Romania (central Transylvania). The capital of the county was Turda (Romanian, Torda in Hungarian).

Geography[edit]

Torda-Aranyos county shared borders with the Hungarian counties Arad, Bihar, Kolozs, Maros-Torda, Kis-Küküllő, Alsó-Fehér and Hunyad. The rivers Mureş/Maros and Arieş/Aranyos flow through the county. Its area was 3497 km² around 1910.

History[edit]

Torda-Aranyos county was formed in 1876 on the territory of the Székely settlement Aranyosszék and part of the Torda region. In 1918 (confirmed by the Treaty of Trianon 1920), the county became part of Romania. Its territory lies in the present Romanian counties Cluj (the north, including Turda), Alba (the south and west) and Mureş (the east).

Demographics[edit]

1900[edit]

In 1900, the county had a population of 160,579 people and was composed of the following linguistic communities:[1]

Total:

According to the census of 1900, the county was composed of the following religious communities:[2]

Total:

1910[edit]

In 1910, county had a population of 174,375 people and was composed of the following linguistic communities:[3]

Total:

According to the census of 1910, the county was composed of the following religious communities:[4]

Total:

Subdivisions[edit]

In the early 20th century, the subdivisions of Torda-Aranyos county were:

Districts (járás)
District Capital
Alsójára Alsójára, RO Iara
Felvinc Felvinc, RO Unirea
Marosludas Marosludas, RO Luduş
Topánfalva Topánfalva, RO Câmpeni
Torda Torda, RO Turda
Torockó Torockó, RO Rimetea
Urban districts (rendezett tanácsú város)
Torda, RO Turda

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  2. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  3. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  4. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-06-19.