Union Monument and Reformed Church
|• Mayor||Mitru Leşe (Social Democratic Party)|
|• Total||247.35 km2 (95.50 sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Târgu Lăpuș (Romanian pronunciation: [ˌtɨrɡu ləˈpuʃ]; Hungarian: Magyarlápos; German: Laposch) is a town in Maramureş County, northern Transylvania, Romania, on the river Lăpuș. In 2011, it had a population of 11,744. Of these, 86.5% were Romanians, 12.4% Hungarians and 1% Roma. 74.5% belonged to the Romanian Orthodox Church, 10.1% to the Reformed Church, 7.3% were Pentecostal, 4% Greek-Catholic and 2.7% Roman Catholic.
The town administers thirteen villages: Boiereni (Boérfalva), Borcut (Borkút), Cufoaia (Kohópatak), Dămăcuşeni (Domokos), Dobricu Lăpuşului (Láposdebrek), Dumbrava (Kisdebrecen), Fântânele (Lápospataka), Groape (Groppa), Inău (Ünőmező), Răzoare (Macskamező), Rogoz (Rogoz), Rohia (Rohi) and Stoiceni (Sztojkafalva).
The Church of the Holy Archangels in Rogoz village is one of eight Wooden Churches of Maramureş listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Among the town's historic buildings are also the Roman Catholic church (1752), the Calvinist church (1839), the Orthodox church (1906-1912), the old school (1858), and the old town hall, now a dispensary (19th century).
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Reformed church (18th century)
Roman Catholic church (1831)
Monument commemorating the 1918 Union of Transylvania with Romania (1935)
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