Nucet

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Nucet
Town
Skyline of Nucet
Official seal of Nucet
Seal
Location of Nucet
Location of Nucet
Coordinates: 46°29′3″N 22°33′41″E / 46.48417°N 22.56139°E / 46.48417; 22.56139Coordinates: 46°29′3″N 22°33′41″E / 46.48417°N 22.56139°E / 46.48417; 22.56139
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Costel Nelu Sirghie (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 41.11 km2 (15.87 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,399
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primarianucet.groupromo.ro/

Nucet (Romanian pronunciation: [nuˈt͡ʃet]; Hungarian: Diófás) is a town in Bihor County, western Transylvania, Romania. Its name means "walnut trees" both in Romanian and Hungarian. It administers two villages, Băiţa (Rézbánya) and Băiţa-Plai.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1956 9,879 —    
1966 2,768 −72.0%
1977 2,345 −15.3%
1992 2,531 +7.9%
2002 2,851 +12.6%
2011 2,148 −24.7%
Source: Census data

Nucet has a population of 2,148 (2011 census), made up of Romanians (89.57%), Hungarians (3.44%), Roma (3.77%), and Germans (0.27%).[1]

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