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
County Mureş County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Nicoara (National Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 106.36 km2 (41.07 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 9,523
Demonym iernuteaniernuteancă (ro)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariaiernut.ro/

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
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
  • Mureş River
  • Lupoaica
  • Old Buildings

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