Voivodeni

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For the village in Arad County, see Bârsa. For the village in Braşov County, see Voila, Braşov. For the village in Sălaj County, see Dragu.
Voivodeni
Vajdaszentivány
Commune
Zichy-castle
Zichy-castle
Location of Voivodeni
Location of Voivodeni
Voivodeni is located in Romania
Voivodeni
Voivodeni
Location of Voivodeni
Coordinates: 46°42′0″N 24°38′0″E / 46.70000°N 24.63333°E / 46.70000; 24.63333Coordinates: 46°42′0″N 24°38′0″E / 46.70000°N 24.63333°E / 46.70000; 24.63333
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor József Dani (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,721
Ethnicity
 • Hungarians 55%
 • Romanians 32%
 • Roma 13%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Voivodeni (Hungarian: Vajdaszentivány; Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈvɒjdɒsɛntivaːɲ]) is a commune in Mureş County, Romania that is composed of two villages:

  • Toldal / Toldalag
  • Voivodeni

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 a (Székely) Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 Census it has a population of 1,721 of which 61.53% or 1,059 declared themselves as Hungarian.

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