Baraolt


Baraolt
Baraolt
Barót
—  Town  —
Location of Baraolt
Coordinates: 46°4′30″N 25°36′0″E / 46.075°N 25.6°E / 46.075; 25.6Coordinates: 46°4′30″N 25°36′0″E / 46.075°N 25.6°E / 46.075; 25.6
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Town
Government
 - Mayor István Nagy (Independent)
Area
 - Total 128.48 km2 (49.6 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 - Total 9,670
Ethnicity
 - Hungarians 95.87%
 - Romanians 3.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website Official site

Baraolt (Romanian pronunciation: [baraˈolt]; Hungarian: Barót, Hungarian pronunciation: [bɒroːt]) is a town and administrative district in Covasna County, Romania. It lies in the Székely Land, an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania. The town was mentioned for the first time as a settlement in 1224. It administers five villages:

  • Biborțeni / Bibarcfalva
  • Bodoș / Bodos
  • Căpeni / Köpec
  • Micloșoara / Miklósvár
  • Racoșul de Sus / Felsőrákos

Demographics

According to the 2002 Census, Baraolt has a population of 9,670 and an absolute Székely Hungarian majority (9,271 (95.87%) Hungarians, 300 (3.1%) Romanians, 84 Roma, 15 others).[1] Approximately 47.9% of the town's inhabitants adhere to the Hungarian Reformed Church, while 29.9% follow Roman Catholicism, 16.8% consider themselves Unitarians and 2.6% are Romanian Orthodox.

The town has one high school and a provincial hospital with 82 beds. The hospital's specialties include internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics & gynecology, and paediatrics; it also has an accident and emergency service.

Demographic movement according to the censuses:

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References

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