Bârghiș (German: Bürgisch; Hungarian: Bürkös) is a commune in the northern part of Sibiu County. It is situated in central Romania, in the historical region of Transylvania. The commune is composed of six villages: Apoș, Bârghiș, Ighișu Vechi, Pelișor, Vecerd, and Zlagna. Pelișor has a fortified church.

Bârghiș
Commune
Location of Bârghiş
Location of Bârghiş
Bârghiș is located in Romania
Bârghiș
Bârghiș
Location of Bârghiş
Coordinates: 45°58′48″N 24°31′48″E / 45.98000°N 24.53000°E / 45.98000; 24.53000Coordinates: 45°58′48″N 24°31′48″E / 45.98000°N 24.53000°E / 45.98000; 24.53000
Country Romania
CountySibiu County
StatusCommune
Government
 • MayorGheorghe Mândreanu (Social Democratic Party)
Population
(2011)
 • Total1,953
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
557035

At the 2011 census, 86.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 5.9% Roma, 5.2% Hungarians and 0.7% Germans.

In Romanian In German In Hungarian
Apoș Abtsdorf bei Agnetheln Szászapátfalva
Bârghiș Bürgisch Bürkös
Ighișu Vechi Rumänisch Eibesdorf Oláhivánfalva
Pelișor Magarei Magaré
Vecerd Wetscherd Vecsérd
Zlagna Schlatt Szászzalatna

NativesEdit

Ioan Ghip, poet

 
Bârghiș

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