Almașu

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Almaşu
Váralmás
Commune
Reformed Church in Almaşu
Reformed Church in Almaşu
Commune Almaşu in Sălaj County
Commune Almaşu in Sălaj County
Almaşu is located in Romania
Almaşu
Almaşu
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°57′43″N 23°8′58″E / 46.96194°N 23.14944°E / 46.96194; 23.14944
Country  Romania
County Sălaj County
Commune Almaşu
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Ulvari Eugen (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Area 159.7 km2 (61.7 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 2,853
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.comunaalmasu.ro

Almaşu (Hungarian: Váralmás) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of nine villages: Almaşu, Băbiu (Bábony), Cutiş (Kiskökényes), Jebucu (Zsobok), Mesteacănu (Almásnyíres), Petrinzel (Kispetri), Sfăraş (Farnas), Stana (Sztána) and Ţăudu (Cold).

Sights[edit]

  • Reformed Church in Almaşu (built in the 15th century), historic monument[2]
  • Reformed Church in Stana (built in the 17th century), historic monument[3]
  • Csáky Castle in Almaşu (built in the 19th century), historic monument[4]
  • Almaşu Citadel, medieval fortress built in the 13th century, historic monument[5]

Coordinates: 46°57′N 23°08′E / 46.950°N 23.133°E / 46.950; 23.133

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