Căpușu Mare

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Căpuşu Mare
Magyarkapus
Commune
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Căpușu Mare is located in Romania
Căpușu Mare
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°47′20″N 23°17′30″E / 46.78889°N 23.29167°E / 46.78889; 23.29167Coordinates: 46°47′20″N 23°17′30″E / 46.78889°N 23.29167°E / 46.78889; 23.29167
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1282
Commune seat Căpuşu Mare
Villages Agârbiciu, Bălceşti, Căpuşu Mare, Căpuşu Mic, Dângău Mare, Dângău Mic, Dumbrava, Păniceni, Straja
Government
 • Mayor Iancu Marcel Mocean
Area
 • Total 58.4 km2 (22.5 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 3,475
 • Density 60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/capusu-mare/

Căpuşu Mare (Hungarian: Magyarkapus; German: Grossthoren) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania, located 27 kilometers west of the city of Cluj-Napoca. It is composed of nine villages: Agârbiciu (Egerbegy), Bălceşti (Balkujtelep), Căpuşu Mare, Căpuşu Mic (Magyarkiskapus), Dângău Mare (Bánffydongó), Dângău Mic (Gyerőfidongó), Dumbrava (Gyerővásárhely), Păniceni (Gyerőfalva) and Straja (Gesztrágy).

Economy[edit]

The main industry is an iron ore extraction facility. It is a tourist destination, with many new motels built in recent years.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census, Romanians made up 55.9% of the population, Hungarians made up 38.1% and Roma made up 4.9%.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 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.cluj.insse.ro/cmscluj/files%5Cdeclaratii%5CComunicat%20CLUJ%20-%20DATE%20PROVIZORII%20RPL%202011.pdf