Bahnea (Hungarian: Bonyha; Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈbonihɒ], until 1898 Szászbonyha; German: Bachnen) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Bahnea, Bernadea (Bernád), Cund (Kund; Reussdorf), Daia (Dányán), Gogan (Gógán), Idiciu (Jövedics), and Lepindea (Leppend).

Bahnea
Bonyha
Reformed church
Reformed church
Location in Mureș County
Location in Mureș County
Bahnea is located in Romania
Bahnea
Bahnea
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°22′N 24°29′E / 46.367°N 24.483°E / 46.367; 24.483Coordinates: 46°22′N 24°29′E / 46.367°N 24.483°E / 46.367; 24.483
CountryRomania
CountyMureș
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Ioan Jors[1] (PNL)
Area
91.65 km2 (35.39 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
3,739
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Area code547055
Vehicle reg.MS
Websitecomunabahnea.ro

The commune is located in the southern part of the county, on the border with Sibiu County, 16 km (9.9 mi) from Târnăveni and 26 km (16 mi) from the county seat, Târgu Mureș. It is traversed by the Târnava Mică river.

At the 2011 census, 35.1% of inhabitants were Roma, 33.3% Romanians, and 30.8% Hungarians.

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  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.