Târgu Lăpuş

Târgu Lăpuş
—  Town  —
Location of Târgu Lăpuş
Coordinates: 47°27′9″N 23°51′47″E / 47.4525°N 23.86306°E / 47.4525; 23.86306Coordinates: 47°27′9″N 23°51′47″E / 47.4525°N 23.86306°E / 47.4525; 23.86306
Country  Romania
County Maramureş County
Status Town
Government
 – Mayor Mitru Leşe (Social Democratic Party)
Population (2002)
 – Total 13,355
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 – Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Târgu Lăpuş (Romanian pronunciation: [ˌtɨrɡu ləˈpuʃ]; Hungarian: Magyarlápos; German: Laposch) is a town in Maramureş County, northern Transylvania, Romania, on the river Lăpuş. In 2002, it had a population of 13,355. Of these, 86.5% were Romanians, 12.4% Hungarians and 1% Roma. 74.5% belonged to the Romanian Orthodox Church, 10.1% to the Reformed Church, 7.3% were Pentecostal, 4% Greek-Catholic and 2.7% Roman Catholic.

The town administers thirteen villages: Boiereni (Boérfalva), Borcut (Borkút), Cufoaia (Kohópatak), Dămăcuşeni (Domokos), Dobricu Lăpuşului (Láposdebrek), Dumbrava (Kisdebrecen), Fântânele (Lápospataka), Groape (Groppa), Inău (Ünőmező), Răzoare (Macskamező), Rogoz (Rogoz), Rohia (Rohi) and Stoiceni (Sztojkafalva).

The Church of the Holy Archangels in Rogoz village is one of eight Wooden Churches of Maramureş listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.[1]

Panorama of Târgu Lăpuş

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