Ghindari

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Ghindari
Makfalva
Commune
Skyline of Ghindari
Location of Ghindari
Ghindari is located in Romania
Ghindari
Ghindari
Coordinates: 46°30′0″N 24°55′0″E / 46.50000°N 24.91667°E / 46.50000; 24.91667Coordinates: 46°30′0″N 24°55′0″E / 46.50000°N 24.91667°E / 46.50000; 24.91667
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Zsigmond Vencel (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,250
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 547265
Area code(s) +40 265
Website www.makfalva.eu

Ghindari (Hungarian: Makfalva, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmɒkfɒlvɒ]; German: Eicheldorf) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania.

Component villages[edit]

The commune is composed of five villages:

In Romanian In Hungarian
Abud Székelyabod
Ceie Cséje
Ghindari Makfalva
Solocma Szolokma
Trei Sate Hármasfalu

Trei Sate village, in its turn, is composed of three hamlets: Cioc (Csókfalva), Hoteşti (Atosfalva) and Ştefăneşti (Székelyszentistván).

History[edit]

Until 1918, the villages belonged to the Maros-Torda County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, the area became part of Romania. In 2004, Chibed broke away to form an independent commune.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 3250, of which 91.9% are Hungarian, 7.4% Roma and 0.7% Romanian.

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