Tușnad

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Tușnad (Hungarian: Tusnád, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈtuʃnaːd]) is a commune in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania, and is composed of three villages:

Tușnad

Tusnád
Tusnadfurdo Csukas to felulnezet.jpg
Location in Harghita County
Location in Harghita County
Tușnad is located in Romania
Tușnad
Tușnad
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°12′N 25°54′E / 46.200°N 25.900°E / 46.200; 25.900Coordinates: 46°12′N 25°54′E / 46.200°N 25.900°E / 46.200; 25.900
Country Romania
CountyHarghita
Government
 • MayorEndre Rafain[1] (UDMR)
Area
76.64 km2 (29.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
2,147
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.HR
In Romanian In Hungarian
Tușnad Tusnád
Tușnadu Nou Újtusnád
Vrabia Csíkverebes

DemographicsEdit

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 census it has a population of 2,117 which 92.73% or 1,963 are Hungarian.

NameEdit

The village of Tusnád is often referred to as Tușnad-Sat or Tusnád-Falu to avoid confusion with the touristic centre of Băile Tușnad to the south. Romanian State Railways also makes this distinction.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Romanian) Alegeri locale 2012 - Rezultate alegeri Primăria Tuşnad; retrieved on March 24 2013
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.