Teiuș (Romanian pronunciation: [teˈjuʃ], German: Dreikirchen, Dornstadt; Hungarian: Tövis) is a town in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 7,284 inhabitants. The town, declared as such in 1994, administers four villages: Beldiu (Marosbéld), Căpud (Magyarkapud), Coșlariu Nou (Újkoslárd), and Pețelca (Pacalka).

Teiuș
Teiuș railway station
Teiuș railway station
Coat of arms of Teiuș
Location in Alba County
Location in Alba County
Teiuș is located in Romania
Teiuș
Teiuș
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°12′0″N 23°40′48″E / 46.20000°N 23.68000°E / 46.20000; 23.68000Coordinates: 46°12′0″N 23°40′48″E / 46.20000°N 23.68000°E / 46.20000; 23.68000
CountryRomania
CountyAlba
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Mirel-Vasile Hălălai[1] (PSD)
Area
44.56 km2 (17.20 sq mi)
Elevation
208 m (682 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
6,695
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
515900
Vehicle reg.AB

The town is located near the confluence of the Geoagiu River with the Mureș River. Teiuș is a junction point on the Cluj-NapocaSighișoara railway. It has several old churches, the most notable being the 17th century Uniate church and the Roman Catholic church, built for John Hunyadi in 1449 and rebuilt (1701–1704) in a simple Gothic style.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1850 2,935—    
1880 3,311+12.8%
1910 5,088+53.7%
1930 6,636+30.4%
1941 7,023+5.8%
1956 6,614−5.8%
1966 7,162+8.3%
1977 7,718+7.8%
1992 7,199−6.7%
2002 7,284+1.2%
2011 6,695−8.1%
Source: Census data

NativesEdit

ClimateEdit

Teiuș has a humid continental climate (Cfb in the Köppen climate classification).

Climate data for Teiuș
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2.5
(36.5)
5.2
(41.4)
10.5
(50.9)
16.3
(61.3)
20.8
(69.4)
24.1
(75.4)
26
(79)
26.2
(79.2)
21.1
(70.0)
15.5
(59.9)
9.6
(49.3)
3.8
(38.8)
15.1
(59.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) −1.3
(29.7)
0.8
(33.4)
5.2
(41.4)
10.9
(51.6)
15.8
(60.4)
19.3
(66.7)
21.2
(70.2)
21.3
(70.3)
16.2
(61.2)
10.6
(51.1)
5.3
(41.5)
0.2
(32.4)
10.5
(50.8)
Average low °C (°F) −4.7
(23.5)
−3.2
(26.2)
0.1
(32.2)
5.1
(41.2)
10.1
(50.2)
13.8
(56.8)
15.7
(60.3)
16.1
(61.0)
11.5
(52.7)
6.1
(43.0)
1.7
(35.1)
−2.8
(27.0)
5.8
(42.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 33
(1.3)
31
(1.2)
43
(1.7)
60
(2.4)
79
(3.1)
94
(3.7)
88
(3.5)
73
(2.9)
59
(2.3)
47
(1.9)
37
(1.5)
40
(1.6)
684
(27.1)
Source: https://en.climate-data.org/europe/romania/alba/teius-15210/

Image galleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 6 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.