Lunca Mureșului

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Lunca Mureșului
Székelykocsárd
Commune
Reformed church in Székelykocsárd 1.JPG
Lunca Mureșului is located in Romania
Lunca Mureșului
Lunca Mureșului
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°26′N 23°54′E / 46.433°N 23.900°E / 46.433; 23.900
Country  Romania
County Alba County
Area
 • Total 31.35 km2 (12.10 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 2,669
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Coordinates: 46°26′N 23°54′E / 46.433°N 23.900°E / 46.433; 23.900

Lunca Mureșului (Hungarian: Székelykocsárd; German: Holten) is a commune located in the north-east of the Alba County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Gura Arieșului (Vajdaszeg; Walddorf) and Lunca Mureșului.

Geography[edit]

Orthodox church in Gura Arieşului

Lunca Mureșului has an area of 31.35 km² and is located on the Mureş River, in the north-east corner of Alba County, approximately 10 km from the town of Ocna Mureş on the Romanian County Road 107F, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the towns of Câmpia Turzii and Luduş, and 60 km from the county capital, Alba Iulia.

The commune is bordered by Cluj County in the north, Mureş County in the north-west, the town of Ocna Mureş in the west, and the commune of Noșlac in the south.

The commune is important from a geographical point of view because on its territory (in the village of Gura Arieșului) the Arieş River flows into the Mureş River.

Demographics[edit]

The 2002 Romanian census recorded 2,669 people living in the commune, of which 1719 Romanians, 755 Hungarians (most of them in the village of Lunca Mureșului) and 195 Roma.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Romanian) "Lunca Mureşului", at the Erdélyi Magyar Adatbank's Recensământ 2002; Retrieved on April 15, 2016.