Homorod, Brașov

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Homorod

Homoród
Biserica Fortificata Homorod.jpg
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Homorod is located in Romania
Homorod
Homorod
Coordinates: 46°2′30″N 25°17′3″E / 46.04167°N 25.28417°E / 46.04167; 25.28417
Country Romania
CountyBrașov County
Area
119.61 km2 (46.18 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
2,119
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Homorod (German: Hamruden; Hungarian: Homoród) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Homorod, Jimbor (Sommerburg; Székelyzsombor) and Mercheașa (Streitfort; Mirkvásár).

At the 2011 census, 49.3% of inhabitants were Romanians, 29.9% Hungarians, 18.4% Roma and 1.2% Germans. At the 2002 census, 64.6% were Romanian Orthodox, 11.8% Evangelical Lutheran, 8.3% Roman Catholic, 6.5% Unitarian, 2.8% Reformed, 2.3% belonged to another religion, and 1.5% Evangelical of Augustan Confession.

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Coordinates: 46°02′30″N 25°17′03″E / 46.04167°N 25.28417°E / 46.04167; 25.28417

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  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011 Archived 2013-07-23 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved on March 17, 2012