Arcuș

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Arcuș
Árkos
Commune
Unitarian Church
Unitarian Church
Coat of arms of Arcuș
Coat of arms
Arcuș is located in Romania
Arcuș
Arcuș
Location of Arcuş
Coordinates: 45°54′0″N 25°46′0″E / 45.90000°N 25.76667°E / 45.90000; 25.76667Coordinates: 45°54′0″N 25°46′0″E / 45.90000°N 25.76667°E / 45.90000; 25.76667
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Árpád Máthé (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,527
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Arcuș (Hungarian: Árkos [ˈaːrkoʃ]) is a commune in Covasna County, Romania. Composed of a single village, Arcuș, it became an independent commune when it split from Valea Crișului in 2004. Arcuș previously formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has a Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 census, it has a population of 1,527 of which 96.2% or 1,469 are Hungarian.

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