Păulești, Satu Mare

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Country  Romania
County Satu Mare County
Area 60.43 km2 (23.33 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 4,359
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Păulești (Hungarian: Szatmárpálfalva, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈʃzɒtmaːrpaːlfɒlvɒ]) is a commune of 4,323 inhabitants situated in Satu Mare County, Romania. It is composed of six villages:

In Romanian In Hungarian
Amați Amac
Ambud Ombod
Hrip Hirip
Păulești Szatmárpálfalva
Petin Pettyén
Rușeni Oroszfalva


Ethnic groups (2002 census:

According to mother tongue, 56.59% speak Hungarian as their first language, while 42.87% of the population speak Romanian.[2]

Localisation of Păulești in Satu Mare County

Twin towns[edit]


  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Archived 2012-09-14 at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 22, 2010
  3. ^ "Seregélyes nagyközség testvértelepülései" (PHP) (in Hungarian). seregelyes.hu. Retrieved 2012-08-25. 

Coordinates: 47°47′00″N 22°55′00″E / 47.7833°N 22.9167°E / 47.7833; 22.9167