Bârghiș

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Bârghiș
Commune
Location of Bârghiş
Location of Bârghiş
Bârghiș is located in Romania
Bârghiș
Bârghiș
Location of Bârghiş
Coordinates: 45°58′48″N 24°31′48″E / 45.98000°N 24.53000°E / 45.98000; 24.53000Coordinates: 45°58′48″N 24°31′48″E / 45.98000°N 24.53000°E / 45.98000; 24.53000
Country  Romania
County Sibiu County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghe Mândreanu (Social Democratic Party)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,953
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 557035

Bârghiș (German: Bürgisch; Hungarian: Bürkös) is a commune in the northern part of Sibiu County. It is situated in central Romania, in the historical region of Transylvania. The commune is composed of six villages: Apoș, Bârghiș, Ighișu Vechi, Pelișor, Vecerd, and Zlagna. Pelișor has a fortified church.

At the 2011 census, 86.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 5.9% Roma, 5.2% Hungarians and 0.7% Germans.

In Romanian In German In Hungarian
Apoș Abtsdorf bei Agnetheln Szászapátfalva
Bârghiș Bürgisch Bürkös
Ighișu Vechi Rumänisch Eibesdorf Oláhivánfalva
Pelișor Magarei Magaré
Vecerd Wetscherd Vecsérd
Zlagna Schlatt Szászzalatna

Natives[edit]

Ioan Ghip, poet

Bârghiș

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