Brateș

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For the village in Neamț County, see Tarcău.
Brateș
Barátos
Commune
Skyline of Brateș
Location of Brateș
Location of Brateș
Coordinates: 45°50′0″N 26°4′0″E / 45.83333°N 26.06667°E / 45.83333; 26.06667Coordinates: 45°50′0″N 26°4′0″E / 45.83333°N 26.06667°E / 45.83333; 26.06667
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Csaba Kerestély (Independent)
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,548
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Brateș (Hungarian: Barátos, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈbɒraːtoʃ]) is a commune in Covasna County, Romania composed of three villages:

  • Brateș
  • Pachia / Páké
  • Telechia / Orbaitelek

History[edit]

It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. Until 1918, the village belonged to the Háromszék County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 1,548, of which 98.97% or 1,532 are Hungarian.

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