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Location in Mureș County
|• Mayor||Victor Prodan (PNL)|
|Area||63.69 km2 (24.59 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
Ungheni (Hungarian : Nyárádtő [ˈɲaːraːttøː] ; German : Nyaradfluß) is a town in Mureș County, in Transylvania, Romania. Until 1925 its Romanian name was Nirașteu.
Six villages are administered by the town:
Ungheni is situated 10.6 kilometres (6.6 mi) from the county capital Târgu Mureș, 42.2 kilometres (26.2 mi) from Reghin, and 99.6 kilometres (61.9 mi) from Cluj-Napoca. The Târgu Mureș International Airport is located in Vidrasău, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) southwest of the county capital.
The town is bordered by the following communes: to the north by Band and Pănet, to the south by Suplac and Mica, to the east by Cristești, and to the west by Sânpaul.
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The town has a population of 6,945. The ethnic breakdown is as follows:
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