|• Total||6,714 km2 (2,592 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||82/km2 (210/sq mi)|
|Telephone code||(+40) 265 or (+40) 365|
|ISO 3166 code||RO-MS|
In Hungarian, it is known as Maros megye ([ˈmɒroʃ ˈmɛɟɛ]), and in German as Kreis Mieresch. Under Austro-Hungarian administration, from 1876 to 1918, there was a county with similar name, Maros-Torda County.
The county has a total area of 6,714 km².
The northeastern side of the county consists of the Călimani and Gurghiu Mountains and the sub-Carpathian hills, members of the Inner Eastern Carpathians. The rest of the county is part of the Transylvanian Plateau, with deep but wide valleys.
- Harghita County in the East.
- Alba County and Cluj County in the West.
- Bistrița-Năsăud County and Suceava County in the North.
- Sibiu County and Brașov County in the South.
|Ethnic structure (2002)|
|Ethnic structure (2011)|
In terms of religion:
- Romanian Orthodox - 53.3%
- Reformed Church - 27%
- Roman Catholic Church - 9.5%
- Other Christian denominations - 8.2%
- Jewish, Muslim, Atheist, Non-religious, other or undeclared - 1.9%
Some of the main tourist attractions in the county are:
- The medieval city of Sighișoara
- The old city and zoo of Târgu Mureș
- Sovata resort
- The medieval fortified church of Saschiz
- Călimani Mountains - Gurghiu Mountains
- The city of Reghin
- Peninsula / Félsziget Festival - Romania's biggest music festival
The predominant industries in the county are:
- Wood industry.
- Food industry.
- Textile industry.
- Glass and ceramics industry.
- Construction materials.
- Musical instruments (Reghin).
|Political Party||Number of Seats|
|Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania (RMDSZ)||13|
|National Liberal Party (PNL)||8|
|Liberal Democratic Party (PD-L)||7|
|Social Democratic Party (PSD)||6|
Mureș County has 4 municipalities, 7 towns and 91 communes
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mureș County.|
- (Hungarian) Euro Maros
- (Hungarian) Mediatica News
- (Romanian) Mureş Info
- (Romanian)(Hungarian) Mureş online