Bixad, Covasna

Bixad (Hungarian: Sepsibükszád, Hungarian pronunciation: [ʃɛpʃibyksaːd]) is a commune in Covasna County, Transylvania, Romania. Composed of a single village, Bixad, it was joined to Malnaș in 1968. It once again became an independent commune when it split off in 2004. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania.

Bixad
Sepsibükszád
Coat of arms of Bixad
Location in Covasna County
Location in Covasna County
Bixad is located in Romania
Bixad
Bixad
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°1′0″N 25°50′50″E / 46.01667°N 25.84722°E / 46.01667; 25.84722Coordinates: 46°1′0″N 25°50′50″E / 46.01667°N 25.84722°E / 46.01667; 25.84722
CountryRomania
CountyCovasna
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Márton-Csaba Bács[1] (UDMR)
Population
 (2011)[2]
1,799
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.CV

DemographicsEdit

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 Census it has a population of 1,774 of which 97.01% or 1,721 are Hungarian.

Tourist attractionsEdit

  • Mikes Armin school which was the hunting lodge of the Mikes family and built by Count Ármin Mikes around 1900. Apart from the school, the building hosts a little museum displaying glass from the factory which was operated by the Mikó and later the Mikes family in the village until 1918.
  • The so-called Mikes Spas: the Vallato, the Hammas and the Bükki Spa.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.