Glodeni (Hungarian: Marossárpatak, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmɒroʃʃaːrpɒtɒk]) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania that is composed of five villages:

  • Glodeni
  • Merișor / Pusztaalmás
  • Moișa / Mezőmajos
  • Păcureni / Pókakeresztúr
  • Păingeni / Póka
Glodeni

Marossárpatak
Commune
The injured hussard
The injured hussard
Location of Glodeni, Mureș
Location of Glodeni, Mureș
Glodeni is located in Romania
Glodeni
Glodeni
Location of Glodeni, Mureș
Coordinates: 46°39′0″N 24°36′0″E / 46.65000°N 24.60000°E / 46.65000; 24.60000Coordinates: 46°39′0″N 24°36′0″E / 46.65000°N 24.60000°E / 46.65000; 24.60000
Country Romania
CountyMureș County
StatusCommune
Government
 • MayorBarna Kozma (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total3,822
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 Maros-Torda County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.

DemographicsEdit

The commune has an absolute Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 3,822 of which 75.67% or 2,892 are Hungarian.

See alsoEdit

 
"Statue Park"
 
War Victims Memorial