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Buziaș
German: Bad Busiasch, Busiasch
Hungarian: Buziásfürdő, Buziás
Serbian: Бузјаш/Buzjaš
—  Town  —
Buziaș spa building

Coat of arms
Location of Buziaș in Timiș County



Buziaș is located in Romania
Buziaș
Location of Buziaș in Romania
Coordinates: 45°39′0″N 21°36′0″E / 45.65, 21.6
Country  Romania
County Timis county coat of arms.png Timiş
subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Alger Viorel Ilaș (PSD)
Area
 • Total 105.20 km2 (40.62 sq mi)
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7 023
 • Density 66.76/km2 (172.9/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primbuzias.rdstm.ro/

Buziaș (German: Bad Busiasch, Busiasch, Hungarian: Buziásfürdő, Buziás, Serbian: Бузјаш/Buzjaš) is a town in Timiș County, Romania. As of 2011, it had a population of 6,504.

History[]

The town was first mentioned in 1321 in a document of Charles I of Hungary. It was declared a city in 1956. It administers two villages: Bacova and Silagiu).

Health spa[]

Buziaș is an old health spa, the first establishments being built in 1819. In 1839 was declared a spa. The mineral waters of Buziaș are used in the treatment of a wide range of diseases. They are also bottled for common use.

Dendrological park[]

The park of Buziaș, with a surface of over 20 ha, is a dendrological park with many rare species of trees, the most important being the plane (Platanus). The architectural symbolic element of the spa is the covered colonnade of the park built in Turkish-Byzantine style, unique to Romania. The only two other similar promenades in Europe are found in Karlovy Vary and Baden-Baden.

Transport[]

Buziaş train station

Train services to Gătaia and Jamu Mare are operated by Regiotrans.

Demographics[]

According to 2011 census:

Ethnic group Number Percentage
Romanians 5,847 89.89%
Hungarians 204 3.13%
Germans 148 2.27%
Romani 206 3.16%
Other 98 1.7%
Total 6,504 100%
Historical population of Buziaș[1]
Year Population Romanians Hungarians Germans
1880 6,091 40.5% 10.3% 42.3%
1890 6,776 41.7% 10.5% 46.4%
1900 7,191 41.1% 12.5% 45.4%
1910 7,141 41.6% 15.5% 41.6%
1920 6,651 41.6% 9% 47.7%
1930 6,764 39.6% 10.6% 46.6%
1941 6,547 41.6% 7.7% 47.2%
1956 7,203 54.5% 8.1% 34.4%
1966 7,310 60.7% 7.4% 30.7%
1977 7,976 65.8% 6.1% 24.7%
1992 8,041 84.1% 4.8% 6.4%
2002[2] 12,772 87.4% 4.1% 3.6%

References[]


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