Ungheni, Mureș

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Coordinates: 46°29′9″N24°27′39″E / 46.48583°N 24.46083°E / 46.48583; 24.46083 Coordinates: 46°29′9″N24°27′39″E / 46.48583°N 24.46083°E / 46.48583; 24.46083
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
  MayorVictor Prodan [1] (PNL)
63.69 km2 (24.59 sq mi)
 (2011) [2]
  Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
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Vehicle reg. MS
Website www.primariaungheni.ro

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.


Historical population
2002 6,554    
2011 6,945+6.0%
Source: Census data

The town has a population of 6,945. The ethnic breakdown is as follows:

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  1. "Results of the 2016 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  2. "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
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