Buziaș

Buziaș
—  Town  —
Buziaș is located in Romania
Buziaș
Location of Buziaș
Coordinates: 45°39′0″N 21°36′0″E / 45.65°N 21.6°E / 45.65; 21.6Coordinates: 45°39′0″N 21°36′0″E / 45.65°N 21.6°E / 45.65; 21.6
Country  Romania
County Timiş County
Status Town
Government
 – Mayor Alger Viorel Ilas (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 – Total 105.2 km2 (40.6 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 – Total 7,738
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 – Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primbuzias.rdstm.ro/

Buziaș (German: (Bad) Busiasch, Hungarian: Buziás or Buziasfürdö) is a town in Timiş County, Romania. As of 2004, it had a population of 7,738, or 7,714 according to the 2002 census.

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History

The town was first mentioned in 1321 in a document of Charles I of Hungary. It was declared a city in 1956. It administers two villages, Bacova and Silagiu.

Health spa

Buziaș is an old health spa, the first establishments being built in 1819. In 1839 was declared a spa. The mineral waters of Buziaș are used in the treatment of a wide range of diseases. They are also bottled for common use.

Dendrological park

The park of Buziaș, with a surface of over 20 ha, is a dendrological park with many rare species of trees, the most important being the plane (Platanus). The architectural symbolic element of the spa is the covered colonnade of the park built in Turkish-Byzantine style, unique to Romania. The only two other similar promenades in Europe are found in Karlovy Vary and Baden-Baden.

Transport

Buziaş train station

Train services to Gataia and Jamu Mare are operated by Regiotrans.

Demographics

Ethnic group Number Percentage
Romanians 6,674 86.5%
Hungarians 364 4.7%
Germans 358 4.6%
Roma 186 2.4%
Other 132 1.7%
Total 7,714 100%
Historical population of Buziaş[1]
Year Population Romanians Hungarians Germans
1880 6,091 40.5% 10.3% 42.3%
1890 6,776 41.7% 10.5% 46.4%
1900 7,191 41.1% 12.5% 45.4%
1910 7,141 41.6% 15.5% 41.6%
1920 6,651 41.6% 9% 47.7%
1930 6,764 39.6% 10.6% 46.6%
1941 6,547 41.6% 7.7% 47.2%
1956 7,203 54.5% 8.1% 34.4%
1966 7,310 60.7% 7.4% 30.7%
1977 7,976 65.8% 6.1% 24.7%
1992 8,041 84.1% 4.8% 6.4%
2002[2] 7,772 87.4% 4.1% 3.6%

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