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Ungheni (Hungarian: Nyárádtő [ˈɲaːraːttøː]; German: Nyaradfluß) is a town in Mureș County, in central Romania. Its Romanian name until the 1960s was Nirașteu.

Ungheni
Town
Reformed church
Reformed church
Ungheni is located in Romania
Ungheni
Ungheni
Location of Ungheni, Mureş
Coordinates: 46°29′9″N 24°27′39″E / 46.48583°N 24.46083°E / 46.48583; 24.46083Coordinates: 46°29′9″N 24°27′39″E / 46.48583°N 24.46083°E / 46.48583; 24.46083
Country Romania
CountyMureș County
StatusTown
Government
 • MayorIoan Covrig (PSD)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total6,945
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Six villages are administered by the town:

  • Cerghid (Nagycserged)
  • Cerghizel (Kiscserged)
  • Morești (Malomfalva)
  • Recea (Recsa)
  • Șăușa (Sóspatak)
  • Vidrasău (Vidrátszeg)

The town is situated 11 km from the county capital Târgu Mureș and is the location of the Târgu Mureș International Airport.

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
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: