Covasna


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Covasna

 

a district in central Rumania, on the western slopes of the Eastern Carpathians and in the Transylvanian Alps. Area, 3,700 sq km; population, 184,400 (1970). The city of Sfîntul Gheorghe is the district’s administrative center. Covasna produces 0.5 percent of the country’s gross industrial output and 1.1 percent of its gross agricultural output. The most highly developed industries are food (29 percent of the district’s entire industry), forest and wood products (26 percent), and textiles (18 percent). Lignite is mined in the district (approximately 1 million tons in Căpeni and Vîrgi§). The principal crops are wheat, barley, flax, and sugar beets. In 1971 livestock included 74,000 head of cattle, 74,000 head of hogs, and 170,000 head of sheep.

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In 2012, the prohibition of the prefecture of the Covasna County to use the Szekler flag on public buildings caused a strong popular mobilization crossing the state borders.
At Covasna in Transylvania locals will tell you to trek up to Balvanyos, where the mineral water is so sour with its sulphur content that it tastes like wine.
Both the "official regional language" and the "multinational state" are preliminary instruments serving the larger project of an "ethnic autonomy" of Hungarians (Szeklers) in the counties of Harghita and Covasna (a region locally named "Szekely Land"), transparently assumed by UDMR.
1-quake occurred in the Vrancea region at a depth of 150 km and its epicenter was near the cities of Covasna, Focsani and Ramnicu Sarat.
Cases in point are the Harghita, Mures and Covasna counties, with a majority Hungarian population.
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Central region includes Alba, Brasov, Covasna, Harghita, Mures and Sibiu counties.
Customs officials in Covasna examined two hearses trying to cross the border and found the coffins were too light to contain bodies.
In Odorheiu Secuiesc, Covasna County, the municipal council had not enforced a December 2005 court ruling in favor of the Jehovah's Witnesses.
Acording to the Law 18/1991 counties Covasna, Sibiu, Prahova, Braila, Buzau, Constanta Tulcea, Bistrita-Nasaud, Neamt, Bihor, Salaj, Satu Mare, Arad, Hunedoara, Timic, Dolj accomplished their restitution of the woods surfaces.