Bod, Brașov

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Bod
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Bod is located in Romania
Bod
Bod
Coordinates: 45°46′N 25°39′E / 45.767°N 25.650°E / 45.767; 25.650
Country Romania
CountyBrașov County
Population
(2011)[1]
3,771
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Bod (German: Brenndorf; Hungarian: Botfalu) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Bod and Colonia Bod (Botfalusi Cukorgyártelep). At Bod there is one of Romania's largest sugar factories and a broadcasting transmitter for long- and medium-wave radio, the Bod Transmitter. In Bod, the lowest ever recorded temperature in Romania, -38.5 degrees Celsius (-37 Fahrenheit), was measured in January 1942.

At the 2011 census, 89.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 8.5% Hungarians and 1.1% Germans.

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  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011 Archived July 23, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on March 17, 2012

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Coordinates: 45°46′N 25°39′E / 45.767°N 25.650°E / 45.767; 25.650