Gilău, Cluj

Gilău (Hungarian: Gyalu; German: Julmarkt or Gela) is a commune in Cluj County, Transylvania, Romania. It is made up of three villages: Gilău, Someșu Cald (Melegszamos) and Someșu Rece (Hidegszamos).

Gilău
Castle in Gilău
Castle in Gilău
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Gilău is located in Romania
Gilău
Gilău
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°45′N 23°23′E / 46.750°N 23.383°E / 46.750; 23.383Coordinates: 46°45′N 23°23′E / 46.750°N 23.383°E / 46.750; 23.383
CountryRomania
CountyCluj
Established1246
SubdivisionsGilău, Someșu Cald, Someșu Rece
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Gelu-Vasile Topan[1] (PNL)
Area
118.82 km2 (45.88 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
8,300
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Area code+40 x64
Vehicle reg.CJ
Websitecomunagilau.ro

DemographicsEdit

According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 7,861 people living in this town. Of this population, 83.43% are ethnic Romanians, 9.45% are ethnic Hungarians and 7.08% ethnic Romani.[3]

NativesEdit

 
Roman fortifications

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" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Structura Etno-demografică a României".