Dalnic (Hungarian: Dálnok, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈdaːlnok]) is a commune in Covasna County, Transylvania, Romania. Composed of a single village, Dalnic, it became an independent commune when it split from Moacșa in 2004.

Dalnic

Dálnok
Reformed Church
Reformed Church
Location in Covasna County
Location in Covasna County
Dalnic is located in Romania
Dalnic
Dalnic
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 45°55′N 25°59′E / 45.917°N 25.983°E / 45.917; 25.983Coordinates: 45°55′N 25°59′E / 45.917°N 25.983°E / 45.917; 25.983
Country Romania
CountyCovasna
Government
 • MayorLászló Márton (UDMR)
Population
 (2011)[1]
956
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.CV

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.

György Dózsa set out from here in 1514 on the crusade announced by cardinal Tamás Bakócz which ended up in a peasant war.

DemographicsEdit

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 Census it has a population of 951 of which 98.42% or 936 are Hungarian.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.