Pârjol

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Pârjol
Commune
Pârjol is located in Romania
Pârjol
Pârjol
Coordinates: 46°35′N 26°36′E / 46.583°N 26.600°E / 46.583; 26.600
Country  Romania
County Bacău County
Population (2011)[1] 5,404
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Pârjol is a commune in Bacău County, Romania. It is composed of nine villages: Băhnășeni, Bărnești, Băsăști, Câmpeni, Hăineala, Hemieni (established in 2003), Pârjol, Pustiana and Tărâța. At the 2011 census, the commune's 5404 inhabitants were 94.2% Romanian and 3.53% Hungarian. At the 2002 census, they were 64.2% Romanian Orthodox, 35% Roman Catholic, and 0.8% Old Calendar Orthodox.

Pustiana[edit]

The village of Pustiana (Hungarian: Pusztina) was first mentioned in 1792. It was established by Székely who fled from Transylvania after the Siculicidium. In 2002, it had 1961 people, broken down as follows:[2] Romanians (78.99%), Hungarians (17.24%), Csangos (4.89%).

Notes[edit]

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

Coordinates: 46°35′N 26°36′E / 46.583°N 26.600°E / 46.583; 26.600