Chichiș

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Chichiş
Kökös
Commune
Unitarian Church
Unitarian Church
Coat of arms of Chichiş
Coat of arms
Location of Chichiş
Location of Chichiş
Coordinates: 45°47′0″N 25°48′0″E / 45.78333°N 25.80000°E / 45.78333; 25.80000Coordinates: 45°47′0″N 25°48′0″E / 45.78333°N 25.80000°E / 45.78333; 25.80000
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Gyula Sánta (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,519
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Chichiş (Hungarian: Kökös, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈkøkøʃ]) is a commune in Covasna County, Romania, composed of two villages:

  • Băcel / Kökösbácstelek
  • Chichiş / Kökös

It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has a Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 Census, it has a population of 1,519 of which 821 (54.05%) are Hungarian. Chichiş has an absolute Hungarian majority, while Băcel has an absolute Romanian majority.

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