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

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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
County Arad County
Status Municipality
Area
 • Total 46.18 km2 (17.83 sq mi)
Elevation
117 m (384 ft)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total 159,704
 • Density 3,458.3/km2 (8,956.9/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
31xxx
Area code(s) (+40) 02 57
Vehicle registration AR
Climate Cfb
Website primariaarad.ro

Arad (pronunciation in Romanian: 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.

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