"Gheorgheni - the amazing Transilvanian town" Gheorgheni by katalin

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The 13th century the town was George's Creek area. In 1607 granted the right to hold markets. In 1637 a considerable number of Armenians settled in here, who in 1687 keeping its own ceremony united the Roman Catholic Church. In 1716 the Mongols ravaged. In 1719 plague. In 1808, a huge fire destroyed, in which 700 houses in smoldering. The 19th century will be the center of the commercial area and the 70-ies of the century are displayed in the factories. By the end of the century, formed the present town center. In 1907, the city has become.

High school in 1908, opened in 1915, is ready to reply. In 1910, 8,905 residents of 8,549 Hungarian, 155 Romanian, 115 were German. The Trianon Peace Treaty Strips Gheorgheni wise was the center of the county. In September 1940 II. Vienna Award was a result re-Hungary, but in 1944 the Soviet army reoccupied.

In 2002, 20,018 people from 17,524 in Hungarian, 2161 Romanian, Gypsy and 7 305 were German. In 2006, a referendum was Municipality.

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