Șercaia

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Șercaia
Church in Vad village
Church in Vad village
Sercaia jud Brasov.jpg
Șercaia is located in Romania
Șercaia
Șercaia
Coordinates: 45°50′N 25°8′E / 45.833°N 25.133°E / 45.833; 25.133
Country Romania
CountyBrașov County
Population
 (2011)[1]
2,733
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Șercaia (German: Schirkanyen; Hungarian: Sárkány; Turkish: Saruhan) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Hălmeag (Halmagen; Halmágy; Halmaç), Șercaia and Vad (Waadt, Waden; Vád).

At the 2011 census, 84% of inhabitants were Romanians, 10.6% Hungarians, 3.7% Roma and 0.8% Germans.

Dacian gold bracelet with horse heads from Vad-Făgăraș at Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.[2][3]

Natives[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on March 17, 2012
  2. ^ Popescu 1956, p. 221.
  3. ^ Coles & Harding 1979, p. 366.

References[edit]

  • Coles, John; Harding, A. F. (1979). The Bronze Age in Europe. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-416-70650-5.
  • Popescu, Dorin (1956). "Cercetări arheologice în Transilvania". Materiale și cercetāri arheologice (in Romanian). Institutul de Arheologie, Bucharest, Romania. ISSN 1220-5222.

Coordinates: 45°50′N 25°08′E / 45.833°N 25.133°E / 45.833; 25.133