Moacșa

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Moacșa
Maksa
Commune
Coat of arms of Moacșa
Coat of arms
Location of Moacșa in the Covasna county, Romania
Location of Moacșa in the Covasna county, Romania
Coordinates: 45°52′0″N 25°58′0″E / 45.86667°N 25.96667°E / 45.86667; 25.96667Coordinates: 45°52′0″N 25°58′0″E / 45.86667°N 25.96667°E / 45.86667; 25.96667
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Álmos Oláh Bádi (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,206
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Moacșa (Hungarian: Maksa, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmɒkʃɒ]) is a commune in Covasna County, Romania composed of two villages:

  • Moacșa / Maksa
  • Pădureni / Sepsibesenyő

History[edit]

It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. Until 1918, the village belonged to the Háromszék County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania. In 2004, Dalnic broke off from Moacșa to form an independent commune.

Demographics[edit]

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 census, it has a population of 1,206, of which 94.69% or 1,142 are Hungarian.[1]

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