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Almașu (Hungarian: Váralmás) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of nine villages: Almașu, Băbiu (Bábony), Cutiș (Kiskökényes), Jebucu (Zsobok), Mesteacănu (Almásnyíres), Petrinzel (Kispetri), Sfăraș (Farnas), Stana (Sztána) and Țăudu (Cold).

Almașu

Váralmás
Almașu in 2014
Almașu in 2014
Almașu in Sălaj County
Almașu in Sălaj County
Almașu is located in Romania
Almașu
Almașu
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°57′43″N 23°8′58″E / 46.96194°N 23.14944°E / 46.96194; 23.14944
Country Romania
CountySălaj County
CommuneAlmașu
Historic regionTransylvania
Government
 • MayorEugen Ulvari (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Area
159.7 km2 (61.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
2,853
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.comunaalmasu.ro

SightsEdit

  • Reformed Church in Almașu (built in the 15th century), historic monument[2]
  • Reformed Church in Stana (built in the 17th century), historic monument[3]
  • Csáky Castle in Almașu (built in the 19th century), historic monument[4]
  • Almașu Citadel, medieval fortress built in the 13th century, historic monument[5]

Coordinates: 46°57′N 23°08′E / 46.950°N 23.133°E / 46.950; 23.133

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