Brateș (Hungarian: Barátos, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈbɒraːtoʃ]) is a commune in Covasna County, Romania composed of three villages:

  • Brateș
  • Pachia / Páké
  • Telechia / Orbaitelek
Brateș

Barátos
Commune
Baratos templom.jpg
Location of Brateș
Location of Brateș
Coordinates: 45°50′0″N 26°4′0″E / 45.83333°N 26.06667°E / 45.83333; 26.06667Coordinates: 45°50′0″N 26°4′0″E / 45.83333°N 26.06667°E / 45.83333; 26.06667
Country Romania
CountyCovasna County
StatusCommune
Government
 • MayorCsaba Kerestély (Independent)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total1,548
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

HistoryEdit

It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. Until 1918, the village belonged to the Háromszék County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.

DemographicsEdit

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 1,548, of which 98.97% or 1,532 are Hungarian.

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