Vețca

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Veţca
Székelyvécke
Commune
Location of Veţca
Location of Veţca
Veţca is located in Romania
Veţca
Veţca
Location of Veţca
Coordinates: 46°21′0″N 24°47′0″E / 46.35000°N 24.78333°E / 46.35000; 24.78333Coordinates: 46°21′0″N 24°47′0″E / 46.35000°N 24.78333°E / 46.35000; 24.78333
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Pal Fekete (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2002)
 • Total 862
Ethnicity
 • Hungarians 91.06%
 • Gypsies 7.42
 • Romanians 1.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Veţca (Hungarian: Székelyvécke or colloquially Vécke, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈseːkɛjveːtskɛ]) is a commune in Mureş County, Romania that is composed of three villages:

  • Jacodu / Magyarzsákod
  • Sălaşuri / Székelyszállás
  • Veţca

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.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 Census it has a population of 862 of which 91.07% or 785 are Hungarian. [1]

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