Vețel

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Vețel
Commune
Wooden church in Boia Bârzii
Wooden church in Boia Bârzii
Vețel is located in Romania
Vețel
Vețel
Coordinates: 45°54′N 22°49′E / 45.900°N 22.817°E / 45.900; 22.817
Country  Romania
County Hunedoara County
Population (2002)[1] 2,760
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vețel (Hungarian: Vecel; German: Witzel) is a commune in Hunedoara County, Romania. It is composed of ten villages: Boia Bârzii (Bojabirz), Bretelin (Brettyelin), Căoi (Káun), Herepeia (Filimon Sîrbu between 1948 and 1964; Herepe), Leșnic (Lesnyek), Mintia (Marosnémeti; Bayersdorf), Muncelu Mare (Nagymuncsel), Muncelu Mic (Kismuncsel), Runcu Mic (Erdőhátrunk) and Vețel.

At the 2002 census, 91.6% of the population were Romanians, 4.7% Hungarians and 3.6% Roma. 87.8% were Romanian Orthodox, 4.4% Pentecostal, 3.1% Roman Catholic, 2.1% Baptist and 1.7% Reformed.

Mintia village is the site of the Mintia-Deva Power Station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Retrieved on April 8, 2016.

Coordinates: 45°54′N 22°49′E / 45.900°N 22.817°E / 45.900; 22.817