Tărcaia

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Tărcaia
Köröstárkány
Commune
Tărcaia is located in Romania
Tărcaia
Tărcaia
Coordinates: 46°38′N 22°22′E / 46.633°N 22.367°E / 46.633; 22.367
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Population (2002)[1] 2,154
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Tărcaia (Hungarian: Köröstárkány) is a commune in Bihor County, northwestern Romania with a population of 2,076 people. It is composed of four villages: Mierag (Mérág), Tărcaia, Tărcăița (Tárkányka) and Totoreni (Tatárfalva).

Geography[edit]

Tărcaia lies along the river bank of Crișul Negru River in the southeastern part of Bihor County, around 65 km south-east of Oradea and 4 km south of Beiuș.

Ethnic groups[edit]

According to the 2002 census, the ethnic structure is 53.89% Hungarians with a population of 1161, 45.91% Romanians with a population of 989. There is also a small community of Ukrainians and Germans, respectively 0.13% and 0.04%.[2]

Coordinates: 46°38′N 22°22′E / 46.633°N 22.367°E / 46.633; 22.367

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