Apahida

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Apahida
Commune
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Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Apahida is located in Romania
Apahida
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°48′28″N 23°44′24″E / 46.80778°N 23.74000°E / 46.80778; 23.74000Coordinates: 46°48′28″N 23°44′24″E / 46.80778°N 23.74000°E / 46.80778; 23.74000
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1263
Commune seat Apahida
Villages Apahida, Bodrog, Câmpeneşti, Corpadea, Dezmir, Pata, Sânnicoară, Sub Coastă
Government
 • Mayor Fărcaş Ionel (PSD)
Area
 • Total 106.02 km2 (40.93 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 9,341
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 407035
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/Apahida/

Apahida (Hungarian: Apahida; German: Bruckendorf; Latin: Pons Abbatis) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of eight villages: Apahida, Bodrog (Bodrog), Câmpeneşti, Corpadea (Kolozskorpád), Dezmir (Dezmér), Pata (Kolozspata), Sânnicoară (Szamosszentmiklós) and Sub Coastă (Telekfarka).

In 1889 and 1968 two rich archaeological treasures were discovered here. Apahida is also an important road junction in Cluj County, as it links Cluj County with Mureş County, through DN16. Also it provides quick access (approximately 20 minutes) from Cluj-Napoca to Băile Cojocna, famous for its salt waters and their curing properties.

Demographics[edit]

According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 8,785 people living in this town. Of this population, 91.17% are ethnic Romanians, 4.61% are ethnic Hungarians and 4.13% ethnic Romani.[3]

People[edit]

Notes[edit]

  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. ^ http://www.edrc.ro/recensamant.jsp?regiune_id=2140&judet_id=2295&localitate_id=2305

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