Beba Veche

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Beba Veche
Óbéba
Commune
Skyline of Beba Veche
Beba Veche is located in Romania
Beba Veche
Beba Veche
Coordinates: 46°8′N 20°19′E / 46.133°N 20.317°E / 46.133; 20.317
Country  Romania
County ROU Timis County CoA.svg Timiș
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Bohăncan (PSD)
Population (2011)[1] 1,500
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Beba Veche is a commune in Timiș County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Beba Veche, Cherestur and Pordeanu.

Name[edit]

In German, it is known as Altbeba, in Hungarian as Óbéba, and in Serbian as Стара Беба / Stara Beba. In Hungarian, Cherestur village is called Pusztakeresztúr; and Pordeanu, Porgány.

Geography[edit]

It is located in the west of the county, at Romanian border with Serbia and Hungary. Beba Veche is the westernmost point of Romania.

Demography[edit]

Census[2] Ethnicity
Year Population Romanians Hungarians Germans Gypsies Others
1880 4,576 1,838 2,212 507  ? 19
1910 4,182 1,854 1,819 417  ? 92
1941 3,655 1,452 1,721 351  ? 131
1977 2,142 988 985 90 41 38
1992 1,625 898 640 19 47 21
2002 1,603 976 573 19 30 4
2011 1,500 971 497 19 10 3

At the 2011 census, 64.7% of inhabitants were Romanians, 33.1% Hungarians, 1.3% Germans and 0.7% Roma.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 46°08′N 20°19′E / 46.133°N 20.317°E / 46.133; 20.317