Camăr

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Camăr
Kémer
Commune
Wooden Church in Camăr
Wooden Church in Camăr
Commune Camăr in Sălaj County
Commune Camăr in Sălaj County
Camăr is located in Romania
Camăr
Camăr
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°18′55″N 22°37′12″E / 47.31528°N 22.62000°E / 47.31528; 22.62000
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.pngSălaj County
Commune Camăr
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Szabó Levente-György (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Area 39.83 km2 (15.38 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 1,899
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.camarsj.ro

Camăr (Hungarian: Kémer) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Camăr and Pădureni (Erdőaljarakottyás).

Population[edit]

At the 2002 census, 91.7% of inhabitants were Hungarians, 6.4% Romanians and 1.9% Roma. 68.4% were Reformed, 12.6% Baptist, 5.1% each Greek-Catholic and Christian Evangelical, 4.5% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.3% Romanian Orthodox and 0.8% Roman Catholic.

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Camăr, built in the 18th century, historic monument

Coordinates: 47°18′N 22°37′E / 47.300°N 22.617°E / 47.300; 22.617

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010