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Mădăraș (Hungarian: Mezőmadaras or colloquially Madaras, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmɛzøːmɒdɒrɒʃ]) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania. It became an independent commune when it split from Band in 2004. The commune is composed of two villages, Fânațele Mădărașului (Szénáságy) and Mădăraș. Fânațele Mădărașului village was transferred to Mădăraș from Band Commune in 2011.

Mădăraș

Mezőmadaras
Commune
Mădăraș is located in Romania
Mădăraș
Mădăraș
Location of Mădăraș, Mureș
Coordinates: 46°36′0″N 24°26′0″E / 46.60000°N 24.43333°E / 46.60000; 24.43333Coordinates: 46°36′0″N 24°26′0″E / 46.60000°N 24.43333°E / 46.60000; 24.43333
Country Romania
CountyMureș County
StatusCommune
Government
 • MayorGyula Árpád Dávid (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population
 (2002)
 • TotalSee Band
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Mădăraș has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. For demographics see Band.

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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.

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