Răstolița (Hungarian: Ratosnya, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈrɒtoʃɲɒ]) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania that is composed of five villages: Andreneasa (Andrástelep), Borzia (Borzia), Gălăoaia (Galonya), Iod (Jód) and Răstolița.

Răstolița
"Troița" (Holy Trinity) in Gălăoaia
"Troița" (Holy Trinity) in Gălăoaia
Location in Mureș County
Location in Mureș County
Răstolița is located in Romania
Răstolița
Răstolița
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°59′N 25°2′E / 46.983°N 25.033°E / 46.983; 25.033Coordinates: 46°59′N 25°2′E / 46.983°N 25.033°E / 46.983; 25.033
CountryRomania
CountyMureș
Government
 • MayorMarius Ioan Lirca[1] (PSD)
Area
260 km2 (100 sq mi)
Elevation
530 m (1,740 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
2,073
 • Density8.0/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
547480
Vehicle reg.MS
Websitewww.comunarastolita.ro

The commune is located in the northern part of the county, at a distance of 32 km (20 mi) from Toplița, 35.6 km (22.1 mi) from Reghin, and 67.6 km (42.0 mi) from the county seat, Târgu Mureș. It lies at the foot of the Călimani Mountains and Gurghiu Mountains, on the right bank of the river Mureș.[3] The river Răstolița is a right tributary of the Mureș; it discharges into the Mureș in Răstolița village.

Răstolița commune has a population of 2,230: 82% Romanians, 17% Hungarians, and 1% Romani.

The wooden church of Răstolița [ro] dates from the second half of the 18th century.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 6 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.
  3. ^ "Despre commune Răstolița". www.comunarastolita.ro (in Romanian). Răstolița townhall. Retrieved July 5, 2021.
 
Wooden church in Răstolița
 
View of Gălăoaia
 
The river Mureș in Borzia, 1941