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Location of Hodoșa
Location of Hodoșa
Coordinates: 46°38′0″N 24°49′0″E / 46.63333°N 24.81667°E / 46.63333; 24.81667Coordinates: 46°38′0″N 24°49′0″E / 46.63333°N 24.81667°E / 46.63333; 24.81667
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
 • Mayor Sándor Orbán (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,420
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Hodoșa (Hungarian: Székelyhodos or colloquially Hodos, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈseːkɛjhodoʃ]) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania composed of four villages:

  • Hodoșa
  • Ihod / Ehed
  • Isla / Iszló
  • Sâmbriaș / Jobbágytelke

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


The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 1,420 of which 91.06% or 1,293 are Hungarian.

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