Vărgata

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Vărgata
Csíkfalva
Commune
Coat of arms of Vărgata
Coat of arms
Location of Vărgata
Location of Vărgata
Vărgata is located in Romania
Vărgata
Vărgata
Location of Vărgata
Coordinates: 46°34′0″N 24°48′0″E / 46.56667°N 24.80000°E / 46.56667; 24.80000Coordinates: 46°34′0″N 24°48′0″E / 46.56667°N 24.80000°E / 46.56667; 24.80000
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor István Balogh (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,004
Ethnicity
 • Hungarians 88.72%
 • Romanians 10.92%
 • Gypsies 0.44%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vărgata (Hungarian: Csíkfalva, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈtʃikfɒlvɒ]) is a commune in Mureş County, Romania composed of five villages:

  • Grâuşorul / Búzaháza
  • Mitreşti / Nyárádszentmárton
  • Vadu / Vadad
  • Valea / Jobbágyfalva
  • Vărgata

History[edit]

It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. Until 1918, the village belonged to the Maros-Torda County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.

It was first mentioned in 1412 as Chykfalua (Csíkfalva).[1]

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 Census it has a population of 2,004 of which 88.72% or 1,778 are Hungarian.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Váradi, Péter Pál; Lőwey, Lilla (2008). Felső-Nyárád vidéke (Upper Niraj's region). Budapest: Erdély Fotóalbumok 2008. p. 102. ISBN 9789638641397. 
  2. ^ Romanian census 2002