For the village in Bacău County, see Parava, Bacău. For the village in Olt County, see Scornicești.
Not to be confused with Teiuşu.

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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
County Alba County
Status Town
  Mayor Mirel Hălălai (Social Democratic Party)
  Total 44.56 km2 (17.20 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 6,695
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Teiuș (Romanian pronunciation: [teˈjuʃ], German: Dreikirchen, Dornstadt; Hungarian: Tövis) is a town in Alba County, Romania, near the junction between the Stremț/Geoagiului Creek 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-Napoca - Sighișoara 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.

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

Historical population
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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