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Calvaria Church

Mănăştur (Hungarian Kolozsmonostor; German Abtsdorf) is a district of the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca which has been a part of the city since 1895.

Its population as of 2007 was of approximately 126,600.

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Middle AgesEdit

Mănăștur is home to the Calvaria Church, a Benedictine abbey built in the 9th-10th centuries.

20th centuryEdit

After the German-Italian arbitrated 1940 Second Vienna Award, Kolozsmonostor (Mănăștur) was situated 1 km from the border with Romania, at Erdőfelek/Feleacu.

The district was changed during Nicolae Ceauşescu's systematisation urban reconstruction program, when many blocks of flats were built, which housed a mainly working class population.[1]

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