Satu Mare (RO)

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Satu Mare (Hungarian: Szatmárnémeti; German: Sathmar; Yiddish: סאטמאר‎ Satmar or סאַטמער Satmer) is a city (102,441 inhabitants in 2011) and the capital of Satu Mare County.

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Kingdom of Hungary period (1867-1918)[edit]

SZATMÁR on a 1881 issue newspaper stamp.

Austrian Empire period (until 1867)[edit]

The SZATHMAR post office opened before 1850. It was also called SZATMAR, and was under the Postal Direction of Grosswardein in 1867.