Open main menu

Iara (Hungarian: Alsójára; German: Jahren) is a commune in the southern part of Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of thirteen villages: Agriș (Ruhaegres), Borzești (Berkes), Buru (Borrév), Cacova Ierii (Aranyosivánfalva), Făgetu Ierii (Bikalat), Iara, Lungești (Szurdoklunzsest), Măgura Ierii (Járamagura), Mașca (Macskakő), Ocolișel (Felsőaklos), Surduc (Járaszurdok), Valea Agrișului (Egrespatak) and Valea Vadului (Vádpatak).

Iara
Commune
View of the village of Agriș
View of the village of Agriș
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Iara, Cluj is located in Romania
Iara, Cluj
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°33′11″N 23°31′04″E / 46.55306°N 23.51778°E / 46.55306; 23.51778Coordinates: 46°33′11″N 23°31′04″E / 46.55306°N 23.51778°E / 46.55306; 23.51778
Country Romania
CountyCluj County
StatusCommune
Settled1176
Commune seatIara
VillagesAgriș, Borzești, Buru, Cacova Ierii, Făgetu Ierii, Iara, Lungești, Măgura Ierii, Mașca, Ocolișel, Surduc, Valea Agrișului, Valea Vadului
Government
 • MayorIoan Dorin Popa
Area
 • Total143.87 km2 (55.55 sq mi)
Elevation465 m (1,526 ft)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total4,554
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code(s)+40 x64[2]
Websitehttp://www.cjcluj.ro/iara/

DemographicsEdit

According to the census from 2002, the total population of the commune was 4,704 people. Of this population, 90.68% were ethnic Romanians, 6.01% ethnic Romani and 3.16% are ethnic Hungarians.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Archived from the original on August 7, 2010. Retrieved May 4, 2008.
  2. ^ x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
  3. ^ http://www.edrc.ro/recensamant.jsp?regiune_id=2140&judet_id=2295&localitate_id=2338