Batăr

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Batăr

Feketebátor
Wooden Church in Tăut, historic monument
Wooden Church in Tăut, historic monument
Batăr is located in Romania
Batăr
Batăr
Location within Romania
Coordinates: 46°42′45″N 21°48′17″E / 46.71250°N 21.80472°E / 46.71250; 21.80472
CountryRomania
CountyActual Bihor county CoA.png Bihor County
CommuneBatăr
Historic regionTransylvania
Government
 • MayorGheorghe Bondar (since 2008) (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area
126 km2 (49 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
4,920
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Batăr (Hungarian: Feketebátor; Turkish: Fektebatur) is a commune located in Bihor County, Romania. The village is situated in south-western county, near the border with Hungary. The settlement lies along the river Crișul Negru and is composed of four villages: Arpășel (Árpád; Arpat), Batăr, Talpoș (Talpas) and Tăut (Feketetót).

Notable people who lived in Batăr include composer Tiberiu Olah.

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Tăut, built in the 18th century, historic monument[2]
  • ″Markovics″ Castle in Arpășel, built in the 19th century (1896), historic monument[3]

Coordinates: 46°42′N 21°49′E / 46.700°N 21.817°E / 46.700; 21.817

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011. recensamantromania.ro (in Romanian)
  2. ^ ghidulprimariilor.ro - Primăria comunei Batăr - Turism; retrieved on June 30, 2012 (in Romanian)
  3. ^ cjbihor.ro - Consiliul Judeţean Bihor - Copmuna Batăr; retrieved on June 30, 2012 (in Romanian)