Udvarhelyszék

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Udvarhelyszék
Seat of the Székely Land
12th century–1876
of Udvarhelyszék
Coat of arms
CapitalSzékelyudvarhely
Population 
• 1867
96,929
History 
10–11th century
• Settlement of the Székelys
12th century
• Administrative reform of the Kingdom of Hungary
1876
Today part ofRomania
Odorheiu Secuiesc is the current name of the capital.

Udvarhelyszék (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈudvɒrhɛjseːk]) was one of the Székely seats in the historical Székely Land.

Situated on the western part of the Székely Land, it was the main seat (Hungarian: anyaszék, Latin: sedes principalis, sedes capitalis) for a significant period, being the home of the Count of the Székelys and the Székely National Assembly; it also fulfilled the main administrative and judiciary functions.

It administered two sub-seats (Hungarian: fiúszék, Latin: sedes filialis): Bardócszék and Keresztúrszék.

Population[edit]

The religious make-up of Udvarhelyszék in 1867 was the following:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  • Orbán, Balázs (1868). A Székelyföld leírása. Pest: Panda és Frohna Könyvnyomdája.