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Călan (Romanian pronunciation: [kəˈlan]; German: Klandorf; Hungarian: Pusztakalán or Kalán) is a town in Hunedoara County, Romania. Twelve villages are administered by the town: Batiz (Batiz), Călanu Mic (Kiskalán), Grid, Nădăștia de Jos (Alsónádasd), Nădăștia de Sus (Felsőnádasd), Ohaba Streiului (Sztrigyohába), Sâncrai (Szentkirály), Sântămăria de Piatră (Kőboldogfalva), Strei (Zeikdorf; Zeykfalva), Strei-Săcel (Sztrigyszacsal), Streisângeorgiu (Sztrigyszentgyörgy) and Valea Sângeorgiului (Szentgyörgyválya).
|• Mayor (2020–2024)||Filip-Adrian Iovănesc (PNL)|
|Area||101.55 km2 (39.21 sq mi)|
|Elevation||230 m (750 ft)|
|• Density||110/km2 (290/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
Crossed by the DN66 national road, Călan is at a distance of 10 km (6.2 mi) from Hunedoara, 15 km (9.3 mi) from Simeria, and 28 km (17 mi) from the county seat, Deva. The Călan railway station serves the CFR rail line connecting Simeria to Petroșani.
|Source: Census data|
According to the census from 2011 there was a total population of 11,279 people living in this town.
- There was a village in Dacia known as Aquae. Archaeological evidence shows that the place was inhabited for a long time.
- 1387 - First mentioned in a document.
- 1961 - Călan became a town.
- "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 8 June 2021.
- "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.
- "Prezentare oraș". www.primariacalan.ro (in Romanian). Călan Townhall. Retrieved July 24, 2021.
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