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Cluj-Napoca

city in Cluj County, Romania

Coordinates: 46°46′N 23°35′E / 46.767°N 23.583°E / 46.767; 23.583

Cluj-Napoca (pronunciation in Romanian: About this sound/'kluʒ na'poka/ ; Hungarian: Kolozsvár; German: Klausenburg; Latin: Napoca, Castrum Clus, Claudiopolis; Yiddish: קלויזנבורג‎), until 1974 Cluj, is the third biggest city in Romania,[6] and is the capital city of Cluj County, in the north-western part of Transylvania. Bucharest is about 330 kilometers away from Cluj-Napoca. About 330,000 people live in the city. It also has some famous universities and a rich history as the capital city of Transylvania.

Cluj-Napoca
Cluj Biserica Sfântul Mihail.jpg
Teatrul National din Cluj-Napoca.jpgBastionul Croitorilor, Cluj Napoca.JPG
2011-Piata-IMG 4485.jpgCluj Arena night.jpg
From left: St. Michael's ChurchRomanian National OperaTailors' Bastion • Mihai Viteazul Square • Cluj Arena
Coat of arms of Cluj-Napoca
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Treasure City
(Romanian: orașul comoară;[1] Hungarian: kincses város)[2]
Country Romania
CountyActual Cluj county CoA.png Cluj
Metropolitan areaCluj-Napoca metropolitan area
StatusCounty capital
Founded1213 (first official record as Clus)
Government
 • MayorEmil Boc (PNL)
 • Deputy MayorGheorghe Șurubaru (PNL)
 • Deputy MayorAnna Horváth (UDMR)
Area
 • City179.5 km2 (69.3 sq mi)
 • Metro
1,537.5 km2 (593.6 sq mi)
Elevation
340 m (1,120 ft)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • City324,576
 • Estimate 
(2016)[5]
321,687
 • Density1,808/km2 (4,680/sq mi)
 • Metro
411,379[3]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
400xyz1
Area code(s)+40 x642
Car PlatesCJ-N3
Websiteprimariaclujnapoca.ro
1x, y, and z are digits that indicate the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
2x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
3used just on the plates of vehicles that operate only within the city limits (such as trolley buses, trams, utility vehicles, ATVs, etc.)

In the west of Cluj-Napoca is the Hoia-Baciu Forest. There is a bicycle park and other sport activities like paintball, arsoft or archery.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Portretul unui oraș" (in Romanian). Clujeanul. 21 September 2007. Archived from the original on 24 August 2010. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  2. "A kincses város" (in Hungarian). UFI. December 2004. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  3. "Rezultate definitive ale Recensământului Populației și Locuințelor – 2011 – analiza". Cluj County Regional Statistics Directorate. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-05.[permanent dead link]
  4. "Comunicat de presă privind rezultatele finale ale Recensământului Populației și Locuințelor – 2011". Cluj County Regional Statistics Directorate. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-05.[permanent dead link]
  5. "Populaţia României pe localitati la 1 ianuarie 2016" (in Romanian). INSSE. 6 June 2016. Retrieved 27 October 2017.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)
  6. "Populaţia la 1 iulie 2007 pe localităţi" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. 2007-07-01. Retrieved 2008-03-12.

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