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Location in Mureș County
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Sărmașu (Hungarian : Nagysármás; Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈnɒɟʃaːrmaːʃ] ) is a town in Mureș County, central Transylvania, Romania. It administers seven villages: Balda (Báld), Larga (Lárga), Moruț (Marocháza), Sărmășel (Kissármás), Sărmășel-Gară (Bánffytanya), Titiana (Titiána) and Vișinelu (Csehtelke).
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According to the 2011 census, the town has 6,833 inhabitants, divided among the following ethnic groups:
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