Iernut

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Iernut
Town
Reformed church, begun in 1486.
Reformed church, begun in 1486.
Iernut is located in Romania
Iernut
Iernut
Location of Iernut
Coordinates: 46°27′13″N 24°14′0″E / 46.45361°N 24.23333°E / 46.45361; 24.23333Coordinates: 46°27′13″N 24°14′0″E / 46.45361°N 24.23333°E / 46.45361; 24.23333
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Nicoara (National Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 106.36 km2 (41.07 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 9,523
Demonym iernuteaniernuteancă (ro)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariaiernut.ro/

Iernut (Hungarian: Radnót, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈrɒdnoːt]) is a town in Mureş County, central Transylvania, Romania. It administers eight villages: Cipău (Maroscsapó), Deag (Marosdég), Lechinţa (Maroslekence), Oarba de Mureş (Marosorbó), Porumbac (Porumbáktanya), Racameţ (Józseftanya), Sălcud (Szélkút) and Sfântu Gheorghe (Csapószentgyörgy).

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1992 9,719 —    
2002 9,833 +1.2%
2011 8,373 −14.8%
Source: Census data

The 2011 census revealed the following demographic data:[1]

  • Romanians (76.55%)
  • Hungarians (13.36%)
  • Roma (9.84%)
  • others (0.18%)

Main sights[edit]

  • The Reformed church (built between 1486-1593)
  • Kornis-Rakóczi-Bethlen Castle (built in 1545)
  • The two lakes near the city
  • Mureş River
  • Lupoaica
  • Old Buildings

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