|Historical region :||Transylvania|
|Time zone :||EET ( UTC +2)|
|Area :||42.00 km²|
|Residents :||1,203 (October 20, 2011)|
|Population density :||29 inhabitants per km²|
|Postal code :||547387|
|Telephone code :||(+40) 02 65|
|License plate :||MS|
|Structure and administration (as of 2016)|
|Community type :||local community|
|Structure :||Bereni, Bâra , Cându , Drojdii , Eremieni , Maia , Mărculeni|
|Mayor :||Csaba Benedekfi ( UDMR )|
|Postal address :||Str. Principală, no. 22
loc. Bereni, jud. Mureș, RO-547387
The municipality of Bereni is located north of the Kokel Highlands (Podișul Târnavelor) in the Transylvanian Basin . At the brook Nirajul Mic , a left tributary of the Niraj (Niersch) and the county road (Drum județean) DJ 135, the place Bereni is six kilometers northeast of the small town Miercurea Nirajului (Sereda) , 22 kilometers southwest of the small town Sovata and about 30 Kilometers east of the district capital Târgu Mureș (Neumarkt am Mieresch) . The six incorporated villages are located two to six kilometers from the community center.
The place Bereni, founded by Szekler , was first mentioned in 1569. Except for a few archaeological finds from the Neolithic period on the area of the incorporated village of Maia (Hungarian : Mája ) and Mărculeni (Markod) , there is no mention of any settlements in earlier times in the area of today's municipality.
The population of the municipality of Bereni developed as follows:
Since 1850, the highest number of inhabitants and that of the Magyars and Romanian Germans in 1910 were registered in the area of today's municipality. The highest population of the Romanians (48) was determined in 1920 and the Roma (80) in 2011.
- In the community center, the properties in Strada Principală (main street) at number 20, 39, 45, 46, 49, 60, 95, 98 and 125, built in the 19th century, are listed. The reformed church in the village was built in 1842.
- In the incorporated village of Bâra (Kreutzdorf) , the reformed church built in the 14th century and renovated in the 18th, is a listed building.
- In the incorporated village of Cându (Hungarian Kendő ), the reformed church and its bell tower built in 1828 are under monument protection.
- In unincorporated village Eremieni (Hungarian Nyárádszentimre ), the Reformed Church in the 15th century built, rebuilt in the 16th and 19th centuries, is a listed building. The wooden interior of the church dates from 1676.
- 2011 census in Romania ( MS Excel ; 1.3 MB)
- Arcanum Kézikönyvtár: Historical-administrative book of place names of Transylvania, Banat and Partium. Retrieved June 20, 2018 (Hungarian).
- Heinz Heltmann, Gustav Servatius (ed.): Travel Guide Siebenbürgen . Kraft, Würzburg 1993, ISBN 3-8083-2019-2 , p. 517 .
- Institute Of Archeology - Maia , accessed June 24, 2018 (Romanian).
- Institute Of Archeology - Mărculeni , accessed on 24 June 2018 (Romanian).
- Censuses 1850–2002, last updated November 2, 2008 (PDF; 1 MB; Hungarian)
- List of historical monuments of the Romanian Ministry of Culture, updated 2015 (PDF; 12.7 MB; Romanian)
- Information on the Reformed Church in Bâra at biserici.org, accessed on June 24, 2018 (Romanian)
- Information on the Reformed Church in Cându at biserici.org, accessed on June 24, 2018 (Romanian)