Wooden Church in Tăut, historic monument

Location within Romania

Coordinates: 46°42′45″N 21°48′17″E / 46.71250°N 21.80472°E / 46.71250; 21.80472
Country Romania
County Bihor County
Commune Batăr
Historic region Transylvania
  Mayor Gheorghe Bondar (since 2008) (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area 126 km2 (49 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 5,222
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Batăr (Hungarian: Feketebátor; Turkish: Fektebatur) is a commune located in Bihor County, Romania. The village is situated in south-western county, near the border with Hungary. The settlement lies along the river Crişul Negru and is composed of four villages: Arpăşel (Árpád; Arpat), Batăr, Talpoş (Talpas) and Tăut (Feketetót).

Notable people who lived in Batăr include composer Tiberiu Olah.


Coordinates: 46°42′N 21°49′E / 46.700°N 21.817°E / 46.700; 21.817


  1. Romanian census data, 2002 Archived May 11, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. - Primăria comunei Batăr - Turism; retrieved on June 30, 2012 (Romanian)
  3. - Consiliul Judeţean Bihor - Copmuna Batăr; retrieved on June 30, 2012 (Romanian)
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