Uivar

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Uivar
Uivar is located in Romania
Uivar
Uivar
Coordinates: 45°39′N 20°54′E / 45.650°N 20.900°E / 45.650; 20.900
Country Romania
CountyROU Timis County CoA.svg Timiș
Government
 • MayorGabriel Idvoreanu (PSD)
Area
180.55 km2 (69.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
2,362
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Uivar (German: Neuburg an der Bega; Hungarian: Újvár) is a commune in Timiș County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Pustiniș (Öregfalu), Răuți (Aurélháza), Sânmartinu Maghiar (Magyarszentmárton) and Uivar. Two other villages, Otelec and Iohanisfeld, which had been part of Uivar commune since 1968, were detached in 2008 to form Otelec commune.

At the 2011 census, 76.7% of inhabitants were Romanians, 17% Hungarians, 5.2% Roma and 0.7% Germans. At the 2002 census, 53% were Romanian Orthodox, 31.1% Roman Catholic, 9.1% Greek-Catholic and 3.9% Pentecostal.

Coordinates: 45°39′N 20°54′E / 45.650°N 20.900°E / 45.650; 20.900

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011 Archived 2012-07-19 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved on May 22, 2012