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Gâlgău (Hungarian: Galgó) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of nine villages: Bârsău Mare (Nagyborszó), Căpâlna (Csicsókápolna), Chizeni (Közfalu), Dobrocina (Döbörcsény), Fodora (Oláhfodorháza), Frâncenii de Piatră (Kőfrinkfalva), Gâlgău, Glod (Szamossósmező) and Gura Vlădesei (Vlegyászatanya).[1] In 2011 the total population was 2456.[2]

Gâlgău
Wooden Church in Bârsău Mare
Wooden Church in Bârsău Mare
Gâlgâu in Sălaj County
Gâlgâu in Sălaj County
Gâlgău is located in Romania
Gâlgău
Gâlgău
Location of Gâlgău
Coordinates: 47°16′54″N 23°42′11″E / 47.28167°N 23.70306°E / 47.28167; 23.70306
Country Romania
CountyActual Salaj county CoA.pngSălaj County
CommuneGâlgău
Historic regionTransylvania
Government
 • MayorEugen Codorean (National Liberal Party)
Area
75.31 km2 (29.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
2,456
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.ghidulprimariilor.ro Gâlgău

SightsEdit

  • Wooden church of Gâlgău (constructed in 1658)
  • Wooden church of Bârsău Mare (constructed in 1690)
  • Wooden church of Fodora (constructed in 1817)[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Comuna Gâlgău, judeţul Sălaj" (in Romanian). ghidulprimariilor.ro. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Recensământ 2011 – Gâlgău c." (in Romanian). recensamantromania.ro. Retrieved 1 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Hramul schitului "Naşterea Sfântului Ioan Botezătorul" Bobota" (in Romanian). episcopiasalajului.ro. Retrieved 28 June 2012.

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