Bobâlna (Olpret until 1957; Hungarian: Alparét; German: Krautfeld) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania, having a population of 1,888. It is composed of eleven villages: Antăș (Antos), Băbdiu (Zápróc), Blidărești (Tálosfalva), Bobâlna, Cremenea (Keménye), Maia (Mánya), Oșorhel (Erdővásárhely), Pruni (Nagymező), Răzbuneni (Radákszinye), Suarăș (Szóváros) and Vâlcelele (Bujdos). It is situated in the historical region of Transylvania.
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
|Villages||Antăș, Băbdiu, Blidărești, Bobâlna, Cremenea, Maia, Oșorhel, Pruni, Răzbuneni, Suarăș, Vâlcelele|
|• Mayor||Augustin Mureșan|
|• Total||74.6 km2 (28.8 sq mi)|
(July 1, 2007)
|• Density||23/km2 (59/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code(s)||+40 x64|
The first document that mentions the village is from 1332. This village was the place where the 15th century Bobâlna revolt started.
According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 1,888 people living in this town. Of this population, 99.76% are ethnic Romanians, 1.85% ethnic Romani and 1.37% are ethnic Hungarians.
- "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-04.
- x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
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