Eftimie Murgu, Caraș-Severin

Eftimie Murgu (called Rudăria until 1970, when it was renamed after the revolutionary born there; Hungarian: Ógerlistye) is a commune in Caraș-Severin County, western Romania, with a population of 1,822 people. It is composed of a single village, Eftimie Murgu.

Eftimie Murgu
Location in Caraș-Severin County
Location in Caraș-Severin County
Eftimie Murgu is located in Romania
Eftimie Murgu
Eftimie Murgu
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°54′N 22°06′E / 44.900°N 22.100°E / 44.900; 22.100Coordinates: 44°54′N 22°06′E / 44.900°N 22.100°E / 44.900; 22.100
CountryRomania
CountyCaraș-Severin
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Mihai Otiman[1] (PNL)
Area
99.02 km2 (38.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
1,628
 • Density16/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.CS

Of the commune's inhabitants whose ethnicity was recorded at the 2011 census, 99.5% were Romanians. 85.6% were Romanian Orthodox and 14.2% Baptist.

The commune is named after Eftimie Murgu (1805–1870), a philosopher and member of the 1848 revolutionary movements in Wallachia and the Banat.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 8 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.