Deda, Mureș

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Deda
Commune
Deda is located in Romania
Deda
Deda
Coordinates: 46°56′N 24°54′E / 46.933°N 24.900°E / 46.933; 24.900
Country  Romania
County Mureș County
Population (2002)[1] 4,332
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Deda (Hungarian: Déda, Hungarian pronunciation: [deːdɒ]) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Bistra Mureşului (Dédabisztra), Deda, Filea (Füleháza) and Pietriş (Maroskövesd).

Location[edit]

The commune is situated at the feet of the Călimani Mountains, at the point where the Mureș River exits a gorge beginning at Toplița. The Casele Creek flows in the town into the Mureș. Deda is an important railway junction, linking the Târgu Mureș line with the line connecting Brașov and Dej.

History[edit]

The village of Deda was first documented in 1393, under its current name.

Population[edit]

In 2002 the commune numbered 4,332 inhabitants, including 4,001 ethnic Romanians, 68 ethnic Hungarians, 261 Roma and two people of other nationalities.

Natives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Retrieved on April 17, 2016.

Coordinates: 46°56′N 24°54′E / 46.933°N 24.900°E / 46.933; 24.900