Ungheni, Mureș

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Ungheni
Town
Location of Ungheni, Mureş
Location of Ungheni, Mureş
Coordinates: 46°29′9″N 24°27′39″E / 46.48583°N 24.46083°E / 46.48583; 24.46083Coordinates: 46°29′9″N 24°27′39″E / 46.48583°N 24.46083°E / 46.48583; 24.46083
Country  Romania
County Mureş County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Covrig (PSD)
Population (2002)
 • Total 6,554
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ungheni (Hungarian: Nyárádtő, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɲaːraːdtøː]; German: Nyaradfluß) is a town in Mureş County, in central Romania. Its Romanian name until the 1960s was Niraşteu.

Moreşti
Vidrasău

Six villages are administered by the town:

  • Cerghid (Nagycserged)
  • Cerghizel (Kiscserged)
  • Moreşti (Malomfalva)
  • Recea (Recsa)
  • Şăuşa (Sóspatak)
  • Vidrasău (Vidrátszeg)

The town is situated 11 km from the county capital Târgu Mureş and is the location of the Târgu Mureş International Airport.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2002 6,554 —    
2011 6,622 +1.0%
Source: Census data

The town has a population of 6,622. The ethnic breakdown is as follow:

Dispute over ownership. A Greek-Catholic church built around by a Romanian Orthodox church