Orașu Nou

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Orașu Nou
Country  Romania
County Satu Mare County
Population (2002)[1] 6,862
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Location of Orașu Nou in Satu Mare County

Oraşu Nou (Hungarian: Avasújváros; Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɒvɒʃuːjvaːroʃ]) is a commune of 7,100 inhabitants situated in Satu Mare County, Romania.

It is composed of five villages:

In Romanian In Hungarian
Orașu Nou Avasújváros
Orașu Nou-Vii Nagyhegy
Prilog Rózsapallag
Prilog-Vii Rózsapallaghegy
Remetea Oașului Kőszegremete

The villages of Racșa and Racșa-Vii were part of Orașu Nou from 1925 to 1949 and from 1956 to 2010, when they were split off to form Racșa Commune.


Ethnic groups (2002 census):[2]

According to mother tongue, 63.40% of the population speak Romanian, while 36.43% speak Hungarian as their first language.


  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 22, 2010

Coordinates: 47°49′58″N 23°17′18″E / 47.8328°N 23.2883°E / 47.8328; 23.2883