Dobra, Hunedoara

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Dobra
Wooden church in Stâncești village
Wooden church in Stâncești village
Dobra is located in Romania
Dobra
Dobra
Coordinates: 45°54′30″N 22°37′20″E / 45.90833°N 22.62222°E / 45.90833; 22.62222
Country Romania
CountyHunedoara County
Population
 (2011)[1]
3,273
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Dobra (Hungarian: Dobra or Hunyaddobra) is a commune in Hunedoara County, Romania, close to the city of Deva. It is composed of thirteen villages: Abucea (Abucsa), Bujoru (Sztregonya), Dobra, Făgețel (Fazacsel), Lăpușnic (Lapusnyak), Mihăilești (Mihalesd), Panc (Pánk), Panc-Săliște (Pánkszelistye), Rădulești (Radulesd), Roșcani (Roskány), Stâncești (Sztancsesd), Stâncești-Ohaba (Sztancsesdohába) and Stretea (Sztrettye).

At the 2011 census, 97.8% of inhabitants were Romanians, 1.3% Roma and 0.7% Hungarians.

Stâncești village was part of the defunct Stâncești-Ohaba Commune until 1956, when it became independent. It then joined Lăpușnic in 1966 and Dobra in 1968. Its population was 172 in 1966, falling to 124 by 1992. During censuses taken in the period, over 98% of inhabitants declared themselves as Romanians.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on July 7, 2012
  2. ^ (in Hungarian) "Etnikai statisztikák", at the Erdélyi Magyar Adatbank; retrieved July 7, 2012
  3. ^ (in Hungarian) "Helységnévtár", at the Erdélyi Magyar Adatbank; retrieved July 7, 2012

Coordinates: 45°54′30″N 22°37′20″E / 45.90833°N 22.62222°E / 45.90833; 22.62222