Zădăreni

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Zădăreni
Commune
Zădăreni is located in Romania
Zădăreni
Zădăreni
Coordinates: 46°8′N 21°13′E / 46.133°N 21.217°E / 46.133; 21.217
Country  Romania
County Arad County
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Zădăreni (Hungarian: Zádorlak) is a commune in Arad County, Romania, is situated in the northern part of the Vinga Plateau, along the Mureș valley. Its territory occupies 2145 hectares. It is composed of two villages: Bodrogu Nou (Újbodrog) and Zădăreni (situated at 8 km from Arad). These were part of Felnac Commune until 2004, when they were split off.

Population[edit]

According to the last census, the population of the commune counts 2323 inhabitants, out of which 96,6% are Romanians, 3,1% Ukrainians and 0,1% are of other or undeclared nationalities.

History[edit]

The traces of inhabitance in this place date back to the antiquity. In the archaeological site called "Cartierul Nou" ("New Quarter") in Zădăreni a settlement from the Iron Age and a Roman necropolis have been found. Despite of this fact, Zădăreni was first mentioned only in 1333 while Bodrogu Nou in 1828.

Economy[edit]

There are hydrocarbon reserves present.

Tourism[edit]

In Bodrogu Nou one can visit the Hodoș-Bodrog monastery built in the 12th century. It has collections of icons from the 15-18th centuries, old books, manuscripts, silverware, Roman tools orifinating from the archaeological excavations effectuated in the monastery's court in 1976-77.

Coordinates: 46°08′N 21°13′E / 46.133°N 21.217°E / 46.133; 21.217

References[edit]