Ulmeni, Maramureș

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For the village in Bistriţa-Năsăud County called Tóhát in Hungarian, see Nimigea.
Ulmeni
Sülelmed
Town
Ulmeni is located in Romania
Ulmeni
Ulmeni
Coordinates: 47°27′56″N 23°18′1″E / 47.46556°N 23.30028°E / 47.46556; 23.30028
Country  Romania
County Maramureş County
Population (2011)[1] 7,078
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ulmeni (formerly Şilimeghiu; Hungarian: Sülelmed; German: Ulmendorf) is a town in Maramureş County, northwestern Romania. It is located on the left bank of the Someş river. It was declared a town in 2004. The town administers seven villages: Arduzel (Szamosardó), Chelinţa (Kelence), Mânău (Monó), Someş-Uileac (Szilágyújlak), Tohat (Szamostóhát), Ţicău (Szamoscikó) and Vicea (Vicsa).

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2002 7,153 —    
2011 7,078 −1.0%
Source: Census data

In 2011, 53.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 23.7% Hungarians and 22.5% Roma. In 2002, 69.5% were Romanian Orthodox, 23.2% Reformed, 4% Pentecostal, 1% Greek-Catholic, 0.5% Roman Catholic and 1.3% stated they belonged to another religion.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on February 24, 2012

Coordinates: 47°27′56″N 23°18′01″E / 47.46556°N 23.30028°E / 47.46556; 23.30028