Sânpetru de Câmpie
Sânpetru de Câmpie
|Historical region :||Transylvania|
|Time zone :||EET ( UTC +2)|
|Area :||63.84 km²|
|Residents :||3,060 (October 20, 2011)|
|Population density :||48 inhabitants per km²|
|Postal code :||547555|
|Telephone code :||(+40) 02 65|
|License plate :||MS|
|Structure and administration (as of 2016)|
|Community type :||local community|
|Structure :||Sânpetru de Câmpie, Bârlibaș , Dâmbu , Satu Nou , Sângeorgiu de Câmpie , Tușinu|
|Mayor :||Lucian-Minodor Pogăceau ( PNL )|
|Postal address :||Str. Principală nr. 332
loc. Sânpetru de Câmpie, jud. Mureș, RO-547555
Sânpetru de Câmpie old spelling Sînpetru de Cîmpie [ ˈsɨnpetru de ˈkɨmpie ] (outdated Sânpetru ; German Petersdorf , Hungarian Uzdiszentpéter ) is a municipality in the district of Mureş , in the Transylvania region in Romania .
The place Sânpetru de Câmpie is also known under the Hungarian names Ozdiszentpéter , Újszentpéter and Szentpéter .
The municipality of Sânpetru de Câmpie is located in the Transylvanian Heath (Câmpia Transilvaniei) - part of the Transylvanian Basin - in the west of the Mureș district. Sânpetru de Câmpie is located 11 kilometers southeast of the small town of Sărmaşu and about 41 kilometers northwest of the district capital Târgu Mureş (Neumarkt am Mieresch) by the Amesu brook and the 15E national road.
The place Sânpetru de Câmpie was first mentioned in 1303.
Settlement in the area of the incorporated village of Sângeorgiu de Câmpie (Sankt Görgen) on the Comoara area is dated to Roman times. Archaeological finds that were made in the area of the village were assigned to the Neolithic Age .
In Sânpetru de Câmpie, a bronze statue from Roman times as well as finds in the incorporated village of Tuşinu (Tussen) were assigned to this era. In the list of historical monuments of the Romanian Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, finds of a settlement in the center of the incorporated village of Tuşinu are dated to Roman times.
In the Kingdom of Hungary , places of today's municipality belonged to the Mezőörményes chair district in the Cluj County and then to the historical Cluj County and, from 1950, to the present Mureș County.
The population of the municipality of Sânpetru de Câmpie developed as follows:
Since 1850 the highest number of inhabitants has been determined in the area of today's municipality, that of the Romanians and the Magyars in 1966. The highest number of Roma (399) was registered in 1930 and that of Romanian Germans (107) in 1900.
- The reformed church built in the 14th century in the community center is a listed building.
- In the incorporated village of Tuşinu the wooden church , otherwise no noteworthy object is to be mentioned in the area of the municipality.
- 2011 census in Romania ( MS Excel ; 1.3 MB)
- Arcanum Kézikönyvtár: Historical-administrative book of place names of Transylvania, Banat and Partium. Retrieved April 26, 2019 (Hungarian).
- Heinz Heltmann, Gustav Servatius (Ed.): Travel Guide Siebenbürgen . Kraft, Würzburg 1993, ISBN 3-8083-2019-2 , p. 517 .
- Institute of Archeology - Sângeorgiu de Câmpie , accessed on May 5, 2019 (Romanian).
- Institute of Archeology - Sânpetru de Câmpie , accessed on May 5, 2019 (Romanian).
- Institute of Archeology - Tuşinu , accessed on May 5, 2019 (Romanian).
- List of historical monuments of the Romanian Ministry of Culture, updated 2015 (PDF; 12.7 MB; Romanian).
- Censuses 1850–2002, last updated November 2, 2008 (PDF; 1 MB; Hungarian).
- Information on the wooden church in Tușinu at biserici.org, accessed on May 5, 2019 (Romanian).