Medieșu Aurit

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Medieșu Aurit
Aranyosmeggyes
Commune
Skyline of Medieșu Aurit
Medieșu Aurit is located in Romania
Medieșu Aurit
Medieșu Aurit
Coordinates: 47°47′N 23°9′E / 47.783°N 23.150°E / 47.783; 23.150Coordinates: 47°47′N 23°9′E / 47.783°N 23.150°E / 47.783; 23.150
Country  Romania
County Satu Mare County
Government
 • Mayor Silviu Zetea (PNL)
Population (2002)[1] 7,249
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Medieșu Aurit (Hungarian: Aranyosmeggyes, pronounced [ˈɒrɒɲoʃmɛɟːɛʃ], meaning "Place of the Golden Sour Cherry") is a commune of 7,299 residents in Satu Mare County, Romania. It is composed of seven villages:

In Romanian In Hungarian
Băbășești Szamosberence
Iojib Józsefháza
Medieșu Aurit Aranyosmeggyes
Medieș-Râturi Meggyesforduló
Medieș-Vii Meggyeshegy
Potău Patóháza
Românești Szatmárgörbed

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups (2002 census):[2]

According to mother tongue, 21.06% of the population speak Hungarian as their first language.

Location of Medieșu Aurit in Satu Mare County

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 22, 2010