Oradea metropolitan area

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Oradea metropolitan area
Metropolitan area
Oradea skyline at night
Oradea skyline at night
Country  Romania
County Actual Bihor county CoA.png Bihor
Central Municipality Oradea
Other localities Biharia, Borş, Cetariu, Nojorid, Oșorhei, Paleu, Sânmartin, Sântandrei
Functional 2005
Population (2011 census[1])
 • Total 235,462
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 41wxyz1
Area code(s) +40 x592
Website http://www.zmo.ro/
1w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
2x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks

Oradea metropolitan area (Romanian: Zona Metropolitană Oradea or short ZMO) is a metropolitan area located in Western Romania, in the County of Bihor, Crişana, Transylvania, Romania and was founded on 9 May 2005.[2]

According to Eurostat, in 2007 Oradea had a larger urban zone of 218,518 residents on an area of 125 km2.[3] As of 2015, the Oradea functional urban area has a population of 239,390 residents.[4]


The metropolitan area comprises the city of Oradea and 8 adjacent communes:

Population and ethnic structure[edit]

In 2011, the population of the metropolitan area was 235,462.[1]

The population structure[5] comprises:


Oradea metropolitan area is a member of the METREX EU network.[6]


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