Braniștea, Bistrița-Năsăud

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Braniștea
Árpástó
Commune
Braniștea is located in Romania
Braniștea
Braniștea
Coordinates: 47°10′22″N 24°3′55″E / 47.17278°N 24.06528°E / 47.17278; 24.06528
Country  Romania
County Bistrița-Năsăud County
Population (2011)[1] 3,050
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Braniștea (Hungarian: Árpástó) is a commune in Bistrița-Năsăud County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Braniștea, Cireșoaia (Magyardécse; German: Bellsdorf) and Măluț (Omlásalja).

At the 2011 census, 62.7% of inhabitants were Hungarians and 37.1% Romanians.[1] At the 2002 census, 60.6% were Reformed, 34.6% Romanian Orthodox, 2.4% Seventh-day Adventist and 1.1% Pentecostal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on April 18, 2012

Coordinates: 47°10′00″N 24°04′00″E / 47.1667°N 24.0667°E / 47.1667; 24.0667