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Arad, Romania

city in Arad County, Romania

Coordinates: 46°10′N 21°19′E / 46.167°N 21.317°E / 46.167; 21.317

Arad (pronunciation in Romanian: /a'rad/; Hungarian: Arad; Serbian: Арад, Arad) is the capital city of Arad County, in the western part of Romania, in Crişana, Ardeal. It is found on the Mureş River.

Arad
Municipality
Arad Rathaus 3940-43.jpg
Arad - Palatul Cenad.jpgArad - biserica luterana (2).jpgArad - catedrala catolica (3).jpg
Fatada Colegiul National Moise Nicoara.jpgArad - Teatrul Ioan Slavici.jpg
St. Nepomuk's Statue.jpgRectoratul Universitatii "Aurel Vlaicu" -Arad.JPG
From top, left to right: Arad City Hall, Cenad Palace, The Red Church, St. Anthony of Padua Church, Moise Nicoara National College, Ioan Slavici National Theatre, Statue of St. Nepomuk's, Aurel Vlaicu University
Flag of Arad
Flag
Coat of arms of Arad
Coat of arms
Country Romania
CountyArad County
StatusMunicipality
Government
 • MayorGheorghe Falcă (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total46.18 km2 (17.83 sq mi)
Elevation
117 m (384 ft)
Population
 (2011 census)[1]
 • Total159,704
 • Density3,500/km2 (9,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
31xxx
Area code(s)(+40) 02 57
Vehicle registrationAR
ClimateCfb
Websiteprimariaarad.ro

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  1. "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2013.[permanent dead link]