Șamșud

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Şamşud
Szilágysámson
Commune
Commune Şamşud in Sălaj County
Commune Şamşud in Sălaj County
Şamşud is located in Romania
Şamşud
Şamşud
Şamşud within Romania
Coordinates: 47°20′45″N 22°57′12″E / 47.34583°N 22.95333°E / 47.34583; 22.95333
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
Commune Şamşud
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Csaba Kiss-Juhász (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Area 29.23 km2 (11.29 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 1,766
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.ghidulprimariilor.ro-samsud

Şamşud (Hungarian: Szilágysámson) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Şamşud and Valea Pomilor (Mocsolya).

Demographics[edit]

In 2002 it had a population of 1766, of which 1582 were Hungarian (89.58%), 155 Roma (8.78%), 33 Romanian (1.87%) and 1 German (0.06%).[1]

Sights[edit]

  • Orthodox Church in Şamşud, built in the 19th century (1885), historic monument[2]
  • Reformed Church in Şamşud, built in the 17th century

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ welcometoromania.ro - Orthodox Church in Şamşud, Sălaj County; retrieved on May 21, 2012

Coordinates: 47°21′N 22°57′E / 47.350°N 22.950°E / 47.350; 22.950