Location of Vurpăr
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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.
- Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
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