Băișoara

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Băişoara
Commune
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Băișoara is located in Romania
Băișoara
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°34′32″N 23°28′03″E / 46.57556°N 23.46750°E / 46.57556; 23.46750Coordinates: 46°34′32″N 23°28′03″E / 46.57556°N 23.46750°E / 46.57556; 23.46750
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1426
Commune seat Băişoara
Villages Băişoara, Frăsinet, Moara de Pădure, Muntele Băişorii, Muntele Bocului, Muntele Cacovei, Muntele Filii, Muntele Săcelului, Săcel
Government
 • Mayor Minodora Susana Luca
Area
 • Total 111.04 km2 (42.87 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 2,338
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/baisoara/

Băişoara (Hungarian: Járabánya; German: Kleingrub, Ginsdorf) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of nine villages: Băişoara, Frăsinet, Moara de Pădure, Muntele Băişorii (Bányahavas), Muntele Bocului (Bikalathavas), Muntele Cacovei (Havastelep), Muntele Filii (Felsőfülehavas), Muntele Săcelului (Asszonyfalvahavas) and Săcel (Havasasszonyfalva).

Since 2000, following important improvements of the local infrastructure it was officially declared a winter sports resort.

Demographics[edit]

According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 2,330 people living in this town. Of this population, 97.51% are ethnic Romanians, 1.67% ethnic Romani and 0.72% are ethnic Hungarians.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Archived from the original on 2010-01-16. 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. ^ Structura Etno-demografică a României