Ghidfalău

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Ghidfalău
Gidófalva
Commune
Location of Ghidfalău
Location of Ghidfalău
Coordinates: 45°54′0″N 25°51′0″E / 45.90000°N 25.85000°E / 45.90000; 25.85000Coordinates: 45°54′0″N 25°51′0″E / 45.90000°N 25.85000°E / 45.90000; 25.85000
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor József Berde (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,596
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Ghidfalău (Hungarian: Gidófalva, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɡidoːfɒlvɒ]) is a commune in Covasna County, Romania composed of four villages:

  • Angheluș / Angyalos
  • Fotoș / Fotosmartonos
  • Ghidfalău / Gidófalva
  • Zoltan / Érfalvazoltán

It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. Until 1918, the village belonged to the Háromszék County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 Census it has a population of 2,596 of which 98.42% or 2,555 are Hungarian.

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