Boroşneu Mare

Boroşneu Mare
Nagyborosnyó
—  Commune  —
Location of Boroşneu Mare
Coordinates: 45°49′0″N 26°0′0″E / 45.816667°N 26°E / 45.816667; 26Coordinates: 45°49′0″N 26°0′0″E / 45.816667°N 26°E / 45.816667; 26
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
Government
 – Mayor László Bartha (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2002)
 – Total 3,086
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 – Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Boroşneu Mare (Romanian: Boroşneu Mare; Hungarian: Nagyborosnyó) is a commune in Covasna County, Romania composed of six villages:

  • Boroşneu Mare
  • Boroşneu Mic / Kisborosnyó
  • Dobolii de Sus / Feldoboly
  • Leţ / Lécfalva
  • Ţufalău / Cófalva
  • Valea Mică / Kispatak

Demographics

The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 Census it had a population of 3,086 of whom 89.37% or 2,758 were Hungarian.

Leţ

Leţ village, which lies on the Dalnic River, had 650 people in 2002, of whom 557 were Székely. It was settled during the Stone Age. Evidence of multicoloured painting has been found which exhibits strong Bulgarian traits.[1] The village was first mentioned in a document of 1333, when it was destroyed by the Mongols. It is the site of the Diet of Lécfalva (25 October 1600), notable for being the first time the word "Unitarian" was used.[2] In 1960, the local manor was demolished.

References

  1. ^ Gábor Vékony The Prehistory of Transylvania, ch.9
  2. ^ A. Gordon, Heads of Unitarian History

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