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Teiuș (Romanian pronunciation: [teˈjuʃ], German: Dreikirchen, Dornstadt; Hungarian: Tövis) is a town in Alba County, Romania, near the junction between the Geoagiu River and the Mureș River, with a population of 7,284 inhabitants. The town, declared as such in 1994, 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.

Teiuș
Town
Coat of arms of Teiuș
Coat of arms
Teiuș is located in Romania
Teiuș
Teiuș
Location of Teiuș
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
Country Romania
CountyAlba County
StatusTown
Government
 • MayorMirel Hălălai (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total44.56 km2 (17.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total6,695
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

The town administers four villages: Beldiu (Marosbéld), Căpud (Magyarkapud), Coșlariu Nou (Újkoslárd) and Pețelca (Pacalka).

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

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