Căpușu Mare

Căpuşu Mare (Hungarian: Magyarkapus; German: Grossthoren) is a commune in Cluj County, Transylvania, Romania, located 27 kilometers west of the city of Cluj-Napoca. It is composed of nine villages: Agârbiciu (Egerbegy), Bălcești (Balkujtelep), Căpușu Mare, Căpușu Mic (Magyarkiskapus), Dângău Mare (Bánffydongó), Dângău Mic (Gyerőfidongó), Dumbrava (Gyerővásárhely), Păniceni (Gyerőfalva) and Straja (Gesztrágy).

Căpușu Mare
Magyarkapus
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Căpușu Mare is located in Romania
Căpușu Mare
Căpușu Mare
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°47′20″N 23°17′30″E / 46.78889°N 23.29167°E / 46.78889; 23.29167Coordinates: 46°47′20″N 23°17′30″E / 46.78889°N 23.29167°E / 46.78889; 23.29167
CountryRomania
CountyCluj
Established1282
SubdivisionsAgârbiciu, Bălcești, Căpușu Mare, Căpușu Mic, Dângău Mare, Dângău Mic, Dumbrava, Păniceni, Straja
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Gheorghe Iancu[1] (PNL)
Area
58.4 km2 (22.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
3,295
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Area code+40 x64
Vehicle reg.CJ
Websitewww.primaria-capusumare.ro

EconomyEdit

The main industry is an iron ore extraction facility. It is a tourist destination, with many new motels built in recent years.

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census, Romanians made up 55.2% of the population, Hungarians made up 37.3% and Roma made up 5.6%.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.
  3. ^ Tab8. Populaţia stabilă după etnie – judeţe, municipii, oraşe, comune, 2011 census results, Institutul Național de Statistică, accessed 17 February 2020.