Vurpăr

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Vurpăr
Commune
Location of Vurpăr
Location of Vurpăr
Vurpăr is located in Romania
Vurpăr
Vurpăr
Location of Vurpăr
Coordinates: 45°53′48″N 24°20′36″E / 45.89667°N 24.34333°E / 45.89667; 24.34333
Country  Romania
County Sibiu County
Population (2002)[1] 2,359
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vurpăr (German: Burgberg; Hungarian: Vurpód) is a commune located in Sibiu County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Vurpăr. In 2002, it had 2359 inhabitants, of whom 1298 Romanians, 1010 Romani, 50 Germans and 1 other. 2154 inhabitants were Romanian Orthodox, with most of the rest belonging to newer Protestant faiths (aside from 29 Lutherans).

Germans were long dominant in Burgberg, founded in the 13th century. Most residents of the commune, governed by a mayor and a council, work in agriculture.

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

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Coordinates: 45°53′48″N 24°20′36″E / 45.89667°N 24.34333°E / 45.89667; 24.34333