Vama, Satu Mare

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Vama
Vámfalu
Commune
Country  Romania
County Satu Mare County
Population (2002)[1] 3,670
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vama (Hungarian: Vámfalu, pronounced: [vaːmfɒlu]) is a rural municipality of 3,844 inhabitants situated in Satu Mare County, in the historical region of Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Vama.

Vama Pottery

Vama commune still keeps the tradition of pottery. The local tradition is very old and the documents from the commune's archives confirm pottery workshops being in existence since the beginning of the 19th century.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups (2002 census):[2]

Location of Vama in Satu Mare County

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 22, 2010

Coordinates: 47°50′31″N 23°23′51″E / 47.8419°N 23.3975°E / 47.8419; 23.3975