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Saravale, colloquially Șarafola (German: Sarafol; Hungarian: Sárafalva; Serbian: Саравола, Saravola), is a commune in Timiș County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Saravale. It was part of Sânpetru Mare Commune until 2004, when it was split off.

Coordinates: 46°04′13″N 20°44′14″E / 46.07028°N 20.73722°E / 46.07028; 20.73722Coordinates: 46°04′13″N 20°44′14″E / 46.07028°N 20.73722°E / 46.07028; 20.73722
Country  Romania
County ROU Timis County CoA.svg Timiș
First attested 1333
Component villages Saravale
 • Mayor Sava Stoian (PSD)
 • Total 102.47 km2 (39.56 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,479
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Postal code 307387

The village first appears in written history in 1333.

At the 2011 census, 68.5% of inhabitants were Romanians, 21.5% Roma and 8.1% other.


  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011 Archived 2012-07-19 at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on May 22, 2012