Timis County

   

Timis Judet
(Romanian)

Temes Megye
(Hungarian)

Kreis Temesch
(German)
 

          In 1920 by the Treaty of Trianon most of the county was assigned to Romania, with one small part which was assigned to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. The north of the county (including Lugoj) is now part of the Romanian county Timiş, except a 10 km wide strip along the river Mureş, which is in the county Arad. The rest now forms the county Caraş-Severin, except the city Orşova, which is in Mehedinţi county.

          Timis Judet (Romanian) / Temes Megye (Hungarian) / Tamiš Okpry (Serbian), is a county of western Romania, in the historical region Banat, with the county seat at Timisoara (Temeschburg/Temeswar (German) / Temesvar (Hungarian). It is the largest county in Romania. Timis County has 2 municipalities, 8 towns and 89 villages. The name of the county comes from the river Timis, known in Roman antiquity as river Tibisis or Tibiscus. This county has a total area of 8,697 km˛ (3,6% of Romania). In the eastern extremity are the Poiana Ruscăi Mountains from the Southern Carpathians group. Elevations decrease to the west, passing through the Lipova Hills to the Western Romanian Plain, the eastern part of the Pannonian Plain. The county is crossed by many rivers, the most important being the Bega River and the Timis River.

Timis has 2 municipalities; 8 towns & 89 villages:

Timisoara (Temeschburg/Temeswar) - capital city; population: 305,977 (as of 2004)

Lugoj - Population: 46,189 (as of 2004)

Towns
Listed by Official Name

Buziaş - population: 7,738 (as of 2004)
Ciacova - population: 4,939 (as of 2004)
Deta - population: 6,582 (as of 2004)
Făget - population: 7,356 (as of 2004)
Gătaia - population: 6,101 (as of 2004)
Jimbolia - population: 11,605 (as of 2004)
Recaş - population: 8,188 (as of 2004)
Sânnicolau Mare - population: 13,298 (as of 2004)

Villages
Listed by Official Name / (German)

Alioş (Aliosch)

Bacova (Bakowa)

Balint (Balintz)

Banloc (Banlok)

Bara

Bărăteaz (Baratzhausen)

Bârna

Beba Veche (Altbeba)

Becicherecu Mic (Kleinbetschkerek)

Belinţ (Belintz)

Bethausen (Bethausen)

Biled (Billed)

Birda (Birda)

Bulgăruş (Bogarosch)

Bogda (Neuhof)

Boldur

Brestovăţ (Brestowatz)

Bucovăţ (Bukowetz)

Cărpiniş (Gertianosch)

Cenad

Cenei

Checea

Chevereşu Mare

Comloşu Mare

Coşteiu

Criciova

Curtea

Darova

Denta

Dudeştii Noi (Neubeschenowa)

Dudeştii Vechi (Albeschenowa)

Dumbrava

Dumbrăviţa

Fârdea

Fibis (Fibisch)

Foeni

Gavojdia

Ghilad

Ghiroda

Ghizela

Giarmata (Gertianosch)

Giera

Giroc

Giulvăz

Gotlob (Gottlob)

Grabaţ (Grabatz)

Hodoni (Hodon)

Iecea Mare (Gross Jetscha)

Jamu Mare

Jebel

Lenauheim (Lenauheim)

Liebling

Livada (Baumgarten)

Livezile (Tolwadia)

Lovrin

Margina

Masloc (Blumenthal)

Mănăstiur

Moraviţa

Moşniţa Nouă

Nădrag

Niţchidorf (Nitzkydorf)

Ohaba Lungă

Orţişoara (Orzydorf)

Otelec

Parţa

Pădureni

Peciu Nou

Periam

Pesac

Pietroasa

Pişchia (Bruckenau)

Racoviţa

Remetea Mare

Sacoşu Turcesc

Saravale

Satchinez (Knees)

Săcălaz (Beregsău Mare)

Sânandrei (Carani & Covaci)

Sânmihaiu Român

Sânpetru Mare

Secaş

Sag

Sandra (Alexanderhausen) (Uihei)

Stiuca

Teremia Mare (Albrechtsflor)

Tomeşti

Tomnatic

Topolovăţu Mare

Tormac

Traian Vuia

Uivar (Uiwar/Neuburg an der Bega)

Variaş

Vălcani

Victor Vlad Delamarina

Voiteg (Wojteg)

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