Căbești

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Căbești
Commune
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Population (2002)[1] 2,082
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Căbești (Hungarian: Biharkaba) is a commune in Bihor County, Romania, around 13 kilometers north of the town of Beiuș.

Administration[edit]

The commune is composed of five villages: Căbești, Goila, Gurbești (Görbesd), Josani (Dzsoszány) and Sohodol (Aszóirtás).

Josani[edit]

The village has a population of about 350 people. The whole population is ethnic Romanian.

The river Valea Roșia flows through the village. The village has very beautiful landscapes, especially during the summer.

Gurbești[edit]

Gurbești is part of the Căbești commune. The river Valea Roșia flows alongside the village.

Almost all of the population of the village is ethnic Romanian.

Gurbești has a 300-year-old Orthodox church, one of the oldest churches in the area.

Education[edit]

Education in Căbești is composed of:

Institutions[edit]

The commune contains several institutions:

  • Town Hall
  • Postal Office
  • Local Bank Office
  • Police Department
  • Library
  • Primary and Secondary school
  • Orthodox Church

Most of these buildings are found in the center of the commune.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has a population of 2073 inhabitants.

According to the 2002 Census the population structure is:

Economy[edit]

The main economic sector is agriculture.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010

Coordinates: 46°46′00″N 22°22′00″E / 46.7667°N 22.3667°E / 46.7667; 22.3667