Teiuș

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For the village in Bacău County, see Parava, Bacău. For the village in Olt County, see Scornicești.
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Teiuș
Town
Coat of arms of Teiuș
Coat of arms
Teiuș is located in Romania
Teiuș
Teiuș
Location of Teiuș
Coordinates: 46°12′0″N 23°40′48″E / 46.20000°N 23.68000°E / 46.20000; 23.68000Coordinates: 46°12′0″N 23°40′48″E / 46.20000°N 23.68000°E / 46.20000; 23.68000
Country  Romania
County Alba County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Iacob Dorin Cornel Mateica (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 44.56 km2 (17.20 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,695
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Teiuș (Romanian pronunciation: [teˈjuʃ], German: Dreikirchen, Dornstadt; Hungarian: Tövis) is a town in Alba County, Romania, near the junction between the Stremț/Geoagiului Creek and the Mureș River, with a population of 7,284 inhabitants. The town, declared as such in 1994, is a junction point on the Cluj-Napoca - Sighișoara railway. It has several old churches, the most notable being the 17th century Uniate church and the Roman Catholic church, built for John Hunyadi in 1449 and rebuilt (1701–1704) in a simple Gothic style.

The town administers four villages: Beldiu (Marosbéld), Căpud (Magyarkapud), Coșlariu Nou (Újkoslárd) and Pețelca (Pacalka).

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1850 2,935 —    
1880 3,311 +12.8%
1910 5,088 +53.7%
1930 6,636 +30.4%
1941 7,023 +5.8%
1956 6,614 −5.8%
1966 7,162 +8.3%
1977 7,718 +7.8%
1992 7,199 −6.7%
2002 7,284 +1.2%
2011 6,695 −8.1%
Source: Census data

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