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Gilău, Cluj

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Gilău, Cluj

Castle in Gilău
Castle in Gilău
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Gilău, Cluj is located in Romania
Location on Romania map
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1246
Commune seat Gilău
Villages Gilău, Someşu Cald, Someşu Rece
 • Mayor Dumitru Sfârlea
 • Total 118.82 km2 (45.88 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 8,246
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]

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


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]

Roman fortifications


  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. 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
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