Măgherani

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Măgherani
Nyárádmagyarós
Commune
Skyline of Măgherani
Location of Măgherani
Location of Măgherani
Măgherani is located in Romania
Măgherani
Măgherani
Location of Măgherani
Coordinates: 46°34′0″N 24°54′0″E / 46.56667°N 24.90000°E / 46.56667; 24.90000Coordinates: 46°34′0″N 24°54′0″E / 46.56667°N 24.90000°E / 46.56667; 24.90000
Country  Romania
County Mureș County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Antal Kacsó (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,270
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Măgherani (Hungarian: Nyárádmagyarós or colloquially Magyarós, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɲaːraːdmɒɟɒroːʃ]) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania composed of three villages:

  • Măgherani
  • Șilea Nirajului / Nyárádselye
  • Torba / Torboszló

In 2004, Bereni, along with six other villages, broke away from Măgherani to form an independent commune. See Bereni.

History[edit]

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.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 Census it has a population of 1,270 of which 92.91% or 1,180 are Hungarian.

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