Beliș

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Beliş
Commune
Fântânele lake, at Beliş
Fântânele lake, at Beliş
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Beliș is located in Romania
Beliș
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°41′4″N 23°1′45″E / 46.68444°N 23.02917°E / 46.68444; 23.02917Coordinates: 46°41′4″N 23°1′45″E / 46.68444°N 23.02917°E / 46.68444; 23.02917
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1770
Commune seat Beliş
Villages Bălceşti, Beliş, Dealu Botii, Giurcuţa de Jos, Giurcuţa de Sus, Poiana Horea, Smida
Government
 • Mayor Viorel Crainic
Area
 • Total 206.49 km2 (79.73 sq mi)
Population (October 30, 2011)[1]
 • Total 1,164
 • Density 5.6/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/belis/

Beliş (Hungarian: Jósikafalva; German: Seedorf) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Bălceşti (Balktelep), Beliş, Dealu Botii (Kerekhegy), Giurcuţa de Jos (Alsógyurkuca), Giurcuţa de Sus (Felsőgyurkuca), Poiana Horea (Gyálukaluluj) and Smida.

Demographics[edit]

According to the census from 2011 there was a total population of 1,164 people living in the commune. Of this population, 99.14% are ethnic Romanians, 0.34% are ethnic Hungarians.[3]

Tourism[edit]

  • Horea's tree from Scorușet forest
  • Beliș lake and Beliș-Fântânele tourist facility
  • Wooden church (1764) of Dealu Negru

References[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=2309

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