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Archiș

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Country  Romania
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
County  Arad County
Local time  Tuesday 4:33 PM
Archiș
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Archiș (Hungarian: Bélárkos) is a commune in Arad County, Romania. It is situated in the northern part of the Sebiș Basin, at the foot of the Codru Moma Mountains, and its surface is 68.07 km2. It is composed of four villages: Archiș (situated at 84 km from Arad), Bârzești (Barzafalva), Groșeni (Tönköd) and Nermiș (Nermegy).

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Map of Archi%C8%99 317015, Romania

Population

According to the 2002 census, the population of the commune is 1699. Ethnically, it has the following structure: 94.9% are Romanians, 0.2% Hungarians, 4.4% Roma and 0.5% are of other or undeclared nationalities.

History

The first documentary record of Archiș dates back to 1552. Bârzești, Groșeni and Nermiș were mentioned in documents in 1580.

Economy

Although the economy of the commune is mainly agricultural, the secondary and tertiary economic sectors have also developed since the 1990s.

Tourism

Among the commune's tourist attractions are the landscape at the western edge of Codru-Moma Mountains and the church of Pious Paraschiva (1725).

References

Archiș Wikipedia


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