The Cugir Creek's old Magyar name is Kenyér (bread), which gave rise to the name Breadfield. The region's borders to the south are the Cugir Mountains, to the north the Mureş, to the west Hunedoara County, and to the east the Sebeş River.
The area is a fertile plain. Formerly, Breadfield's population was largely Saxons, but today it is chiefly Romanians. In 1479 the Transylvanians scored a victory over the Ottoman Army in the Breadfield (near Şibot). In remembrance of the victory Stephen V Báthory built a chapel. Although the Turks were later defeated, remnants of the population remain.
FYNE FARE Say farewell to frightful festival fodder, Connect's Circuses and Breadfield will treat your taste buds, finds Edd McCracken
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