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Zimbor (Hungarian: Magyarzsombor) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Chendremal (Kendermál), Dolu (Almásdál), Sutoru (Zutor), Sâncraiu Almașului (Topaszentkirály) and Zimbor. It is situated in the historical region of Transylvania.

Zimbor
Wooden Church in Zimbor, historic monument
Wooden Church in Zimbor, historic monument
Zimbor in Sălaj County
Zimbor in Sălaj County
Zimbor is located in Romania
Zimbor
Zimbor
Zimbor within Romania
Coordinates: 47°00′08″N 23°15′48″E / 47.00222°N 23.26333°E / 47.00222; 23.26333
Country Romania
CountyActual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
CommuneZimbor
Historic regionTransylvania
Government
 • MayorGabriel Mureșan (National Liberal Party)
Area
74.80 km2 (28.88 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
1,289
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateCfb
Websitewww.comunazimbor.ro

SightsEdit

  • Wooden Church in Zimbor, built in the 17th century, historic monument[2]
  • Wooden Church in Chendremal, built in the 19th century (1851)[3]
  • Zsombory Castle in Zimbor, built in the 19th century, historic monument[4]
  • Optatiana, castra in the Roman province of Dacia

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