Iernut

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Iernut
Town
Reformed church, begun in 1486.
Reformed church, begun in 1486.
Coat of arms of Iernut
Coat of arms
Iernut is located in Romania
Iernut
Iernut
Location of Iernut
Coordinates: 46°27′13″N 24°14′0″E / 46.45361°N 24.23333°E / 46.45361; 24.23333Coordinates: 46°27′13″N 24°14′0″E / 46.45361°N 24.23333°E / 46.45361; 24.23333
Country Romania
CountyMureș County
StatusTown
Government
 • MayorIoan Nicoara (National Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total106.36 km2 (41.07 sq mi)
Population
(2002)
 • Total9,523
Demonym(s)iernuteaniernuteancă (ro)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.primariaiernut.ro/

Iernut (Hungarian: Radnót, pronounced [ˈrɒdnoːt]) is a town in Mureș County, central Transylvania, Romania. It administers eight villages: Cipău (Maroscsapó), Deag (Marosdég), Lechința (Maroslekence), Oarba de Mureș (Marosorbó), Porumbac (Porumbáktanya), Racameț (Józseftanya), Sălcud (Szélkút) and Sfântu Gheorghe (Csapószentgyörgy).

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1992 9,719—    
2002 9,833+1.2%
2011 8,373−14.8%
Source: Census data

The 2011 census revealed the following demographic data:[1]

  • Romanians (76.55%)
  • Hungarians (13.36%)
  • Roma (9.84%)
  • others (0.18%)

Main sights[edit]

  • The Reformed church (built between 1486-1593)
  • Kornis-Rakóczi-Bethlen Castle (built in 1545)
  • The two lakes near the city
  • Mureș River
  • Lupoaica
  • Old Buildings

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