Turia, Covasna

Turia (Hungarian: Torja, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈtorjɒ]) is a commune in Covasna County, Transylvania, Romania composed of two villages:

  • Alungeni / Futásfalva
  • Turia / Torja
Turia

Torja
Steeple of Torja by Béla Tarcsay
Steeple of Torja by Béla Tarcsay
Coat of arms of Turia
Coat of arms
Location in Covasna County
Location in Covasna County
Turia is located in Romania
Turia
Turia
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°2′N 26°3′E / 46.033°N 26.050°E / 46.033; 26.050Coordinates: 46°2′N 26°3′E / 46.033°N 26.050°E / 46.033; 26.050
Country Romania
CountyCovasna
Government
 • MayorAttila Daragus (UDMR)
Population
 (2011)[1]
4,027
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.CV

HistoryEdit

It formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. From 1876 until 1918, the village belonged to the Háromszék County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.

DemographicsEdit

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 Census it has a population of 4,053 of which 98.84% or 4,006 are Hungarian.

Point of interestsEdit

 
The smelly cave (mofetta) of Torja

ReferencesEdit

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