Saravale

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Saravale
Commune
Coordinates: 46°04′13″N 20°44′14″E / 46.07028°N 20.73722°E / 46.07028; 20.73722Coordinates: 46°04′13″N 20°44′14″E / 46.07028°N 20.73722°E / 46.07028; 20.73722
Country  Romania
County ROU Timis County CoA.svg Timiș
First attested 1333
Component villages Saravale
Government
 • Mayor Sava Stoian (PSD)
Area
 • Total 95.53 km2 (36.88 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,479
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Postal code 307387

Saravale, colloquially Șarafola (German: Sarafol; Hungarian: Sárafalva; Serbian: Саравола, Saravola), is a commune in Timiș County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Saravale. It was part of Sânpetru Mare Commune until 2004, when it was split off.

The village first appears in written history in 1333.

At the 2011 census, 68.5% of inhabitants were Romanians, 21.5% Roma and 8.1% other.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on May 22, 2012