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Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Așchileu is located in Romania
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°59′00″N 23°29′03″E / 46.98333°N 23.48417°E / 46.98333; 23.48417Coordinates: 46°59′00″N 23°29′03″E / 46.98333°N 23.48417°E / 46.98333; 23.48417
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1320
Commune seat Așchileu Mare
Villages Așchileu Mare, Așchileu Mic, Cristorel, Dorna, Fodora
 • Mayor Băgărean Mircea
 • Total 65.12 km2 (25.14 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 1,755
 • Density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 407046
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/Aşchileu/

Așchileu (Hungarian: Esküllő; German: Gross-Schwalbendorf) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Așchileu Mare (the commune center; Nagyesküllő), Așchileu Mic (Kisesküllő), Cristorel (Ördögkeresztúr), Dorna (Dorna) and Fodora (Magyarfodorháza).


According to the 2002 census, Romanians made up 83.7% of the population, Hungarians made up 10.86% and Roma made up 5.43%.[3]


  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Archived from the original on 29 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 
  2. ^ x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
  3. ^ 2002 census data for Aşchileu Mare, Cluj