Csomakörös

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Chiuruş or Csomakőrös (

) is a village administratively part of the town of Covasna (Kovászna) in Covasna County, Romania. The village has a population of 451 and has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority.

Famous People

The famous Hungarian explorer and linguist Sándor Kőrösi Csoma was born here in 1784. Kőrösi is widely seen as the founder of Tibetology, he was the compiler and author of the first Tibetan-English dictionary and grammar book. He died in Darjeeling, India in 1842.

A statue in his honour was erected in the centre of the village in 1972 and there's an exhibition in the cultural centre.

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