Location of Bălăuşeri

Location of Bălăuşeri

Coordinates: 46°24′0″N 24°41′0″E / 46.40000°N 24.68333°E / 46.40000; 24.68333Coordinates: 46°24′0″N 24°41′0″E / 46.40000°N 24.68333°E / 46.40000; 24.68333
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Commune
  Mayor Sagyebo Istvan
Population (2011)
  Total 4,698
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Bălăușeri (Hungarian: Balavásár; Hungarian pronunciation: [bɒlɒvaːʃaːr]; German: Bladenmarkt) is a commune in Mureș County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Agrișteu, Bălăușeri, Chendu, Dumitreni, Filitelnic and Senereuș.

In Romanian In Hungarian In German
Agrișteu Egrestő Agreschteln
Bălăușeri Balavásár Bladenmarkt
Chendu Nagykend Großkend
Dumitreni Szentdemeter Mettersdorf
Filitelnic Fületelke Felldorf
Senereuș Szénaverős Zendersch


The village was in the northern reaches of Küküllő County in Transylvania, just over the border from the Székely Land; the county was split in the 1876 administrative reform, and thereafter the village belonged to Kis-Küküllő County in the Kingdom of Hungary. After the 1920 Treaty of Trianon, it became part of Romania along with the rest of Transylvania.


According to the 2011 Census, the commune has a population of 4,698 of which 3,195 (68.01%) are Hungarians, 905 (17.58%) Romanians, 662 (14.09%) Roma and 10 Germans. Bălăuşeri village has a population of 1228 people.

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