Nimigea (Hungarian: Nemegye) is a commune in Bistrița-Năsăud County, Transylvania, Romania, with 5,324 residents. It is composed of eight villages: Florești (Virágosberek), Mintiu (Oláhnémeti), Mititei (Mittye), Mocod (Szamosmakód), Mogoșeni (Szamosmagasmart), Nimigea de Jos (the commune center; Magyarnemegye), Nimigea de Sus (Oláhnemegye), and Tăure (Tóhát).

Nimigea
Reformed church in Nimigea de Jos
Reformed church in Nimigea de Jos
Location in Bistrița-Năsăud County
Location in Bistrița-Năsăud County
Nimigea is located in Romania
Nimigea
Nimigea
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°15′9″N 24°18′3″E / 47.25250°N 24.30083°E / 47.25250; 24.30083Coordinates: 47°15′9″N 24°18′3″E / 47.25250°N 24.30083°E / 47.25250; 24.30083
CountryRomania
CountyBistrița-Năsăud
SubdivisionsFlorești, Mintiu, Mititei, Mocod, Mogoșeni, Nimigea de Jos, Nimigea de Sus, Tăure
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Mircea-Gavrila Runcan (PSD)
Area
98.36 km2 (37.98 sq mi)
Elevation
287 m (942 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
5,075
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
427190
Area code+40 x59
Vehicle reg.BN
Websitenimigea.bistrita.ro

The commune lies on the Transylvanian Plateau, at the confluence of the river Someșul Mare with its left tributary, the Bratoșa. It is located in the central-west part of the county, at a distance of 17 km (11 mi) from the town of Beclean and 28 km (17 mi) from the county seat, Bistrița.

At the 2011 census, 78% of inhabitants were Romanians, 13% Hungarians, and 6.6% Roma. 77.7% were Romanian Orthodox, 13.3% Reformed, and 5.5% Pentecostal.

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ReferencesEdit

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

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