Rapoltu Mare

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Rapoltu Mare
Commune
Rapoltu Mare is located in Romania
Rapoltu Mare
Rapoltu Mare
Coordinates: 45°52′N 23°4′E / 45.867°N 23.067°E / 45.867; 23.067
Country  Romania
County Hunedoara County
Population (2002)[1] 2,066
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Rapoltu Mare (Hungarian: Nagyrápolt) is a commune in Hunedoara County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Bobâlna (Bábolna), Boiu (Boj), Folt (Folt), Rapoltu Mare and Rapolțel (Kisrápolt).

The Hungarian noble family Szent-Györgyi de Nagyrápolt has used the name of this village since the Middle Ages. Its most famous member is the scientist Albert Szent-Györgyi.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 45°52′N 23°04′E / 45.867°N 23.067°E / 45.867; 23.067