Mădăras

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For the village in Satu Mare County, see Ardud.
Mădăras
Commune
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Population (2002)[1] 3,020
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Mădăras (Hungarian: Madarász; Slovak: Madaras) is a commune in Bihor County, Romania, 3 km from Salonta, located nearby the Hungarian border - on the European road E671, and the Körös River canal. In 2002, it had 3,024 inhabitants. The commune Hungarian name means "fowler", the Romanian name derives from that as well. It is composed of four villages: Homorog (Oláhhomorog), Ianoșda (Jánosd), Marțihaz (Marciháza) and Mădăras.

Homorog has a Romanian Orthodox church; built in the 1830s, it is decorated with a valuable mural from the 1840s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010

Coordinates: 46°50′00″N 21°41′00″E / 46.8333°N 21.6833°E / 46.8333; 21.6833