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Felnac

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Country  Romania
Population (2002)  5,182
Local time  Friday 6:02 PM
County  Arad County
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Felnac
Weather  8°C, Wind NW at 23 km/h, 83% Humidity

Felnac (Hungarian: Fönlak; Serbian: Фелнак) is a commune in Arad County, Romania. Felnac commune is situated in the Vingăi Plateau, on the left side of the Mureș Valley and it surface occupies 5120 ha. It is composed of two villages, Călugăreni (Újvinga) and Felnac (situated at 20 km from Arad). It also included Bodrogu Nou and Zădăreni villages until 2004, when they were split off to form Zădăreni Commune.

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Map of Felnac, Romania

Population

According to the 2002 census, the population of the commune is 5182 inhabitants, out of which 87.3% are Romanians, 1.9% Hungarians, 5% Roma, 0.6% Germans, 0.1% Slovaks, 0,5% Ukrainians, 4.3% Serbs and 0.3% are of other or undeclared nationalities.

History

The first documentary record of Felnac dates back to 1330, and of Călugăreni to 1913.

Economy

The economy of the commune is mainly agricultural, plant-growing being well represented.

Tourism

A castle from the 14th century has existed on the territory of the commune, rebuilt in 1500 and demolished in 1699. There are Romanian and Serbian Orthodox churches are also worth visiting, as well as the pleasure-ground with a private piscary.

References

Felnac Wikipedia


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