Szeklerland

Szeklerland is the highest part of the historical Transylvania, located in the South-Eastern part of Transylvania, and today being part of Romania.

Szeklerland is an administrative notion, a concept taken from the history of Law. Szeklerland became part of Romania in 1920, when Transylvania was unified with Romania. In 1940-1944 was part of Hungary. In 1945 became again part of Romania. In 1952-1960, as a part of Transylvania, having Hungarian majority became an independent administrative region, as Hungarian Autonomous Province. Between 1960-1968 was part of Hungarian Autonomous Province of Maros and Brassó.
Today Szeklerland consists of three counties: Maros, Hargita and Kovászna.

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