Mirșid

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Mirșid
Commune
The Porta Praetoria, the gate of ancient Roman castra Porolissum
The Porta Praetoria, the gate of ancient Roman castra Porolissum
Mirșid in Sălaj County
Mirșid in Sălaj County
Mirșid is located in Romania
Mirșid
Mirșid
Mirșid in Romania
Coordinates: 47°13′48″N 23°07′12″E / 47.23000°N 23.12000°E / 47.23000; 23.12000
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
Commune Mirșid
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Călin-Augustin Bereschi (Social Democratic Party)
Area 53.28 km2 (20.57 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 2,304
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.primaria-mirsid.ro

Mirșid (Hungarian: Nyirsid) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Firminiș (Fürményes), Mirșid, Moigrad-Porolissum (until 1996 Moigrad; Mojgrád) and Popeni (Szilágypaptelek).

Sights[edit]

  • Porolissum Roman fortification, historic monument

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 47°14′N 23°08′E / 47.233°N 23.133°E / 47.233; 23.133

References[edit]

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