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For the village in Bacău County, see Podu Turcului. For the village in Hunedoara County, see Brănișca.
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.


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


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 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 in Căbești is composed of:


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.


The commune has a population of 2073 inhabitants.

According to the 2002 Census the population structure is:


The main economic sector is agriculture.


  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