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(tûr`go͝o-mo͝o`rĕsh), Hung. Maros Vásárhely, city (1990 pop. 172,470), central Romania, capital of Mureş judet (district), in Transylvania, on the Mureşul River. It is a major industrial center, with industries manufacturing food products, tobacco, fertilizers, machinery, and furniture. Tîrgu-Mureş is also a market for agricultural products. There are pedagogical and medical-pharmaceutical institutes in the city. Dating from the 12th cent., Tîrgu-Mureş was the scene (1704) of the proclamation of Francis II Rakoczy as "ruling prince" of Hungary. The city remained part of Hungary until 1918, when Romania acquired Transylvania; more than half the population of Tîrgu-Mureş is Hungarian. Most of the city was rebuilt after a great fire in 1876, but surviving buildings include the 17th-century citadel, several old churches, and the baroque mansions once owned by the Teleki and Banffy families, magnates of Hungary. The 18th-century Telekiana library has valuable manuscripts, and the imposing, modern "cultural palace" contains an art gallery, an ethnographic museum, a library, and a conservatory of music.
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Covaci Bogdan scored the lone goal for Tirgu-Mures in the second half.
Tirgu-Mures were then reduced to just four men after Stoica Dumitru Mimi was sent off, and Muharraq took advantage by scoring their fifth and final goal supplied by Bahrain national team star Abdulrahman, who is known more popularly as "Ringo".
So I made my way to Tirgu-Mures. By the time I got there, I was very familiar with atrocity stories.
For two days, on March 19 and 20, 1990, Romanians and Hungarians battled with clubs and pipes and bottles in the center of Tirgu-Mures, a once largely Hungarian city whose population is now almost equally divided between ethnic Romanians and Hungarians.
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Tirgu-Mures were 6-4 winners over Erdre in the other group game on Thursday.
Muharraq and Pinocho are in group 'B' along with City'us Tirgu-Mures from Romania and FC Erdre from France.