Source: Census data
Gătaia is a town in Timiş County, Banat, western Romania. It is located on the Bârzava River at 52 km (32 mi) from Timişoara and 47 km (29 m) from Reşiţa.
German: ; in Gattaja Hungarian: ; in Gátalja Serbian: Гатаја / Gataja.
Villages [ edit ]
It administers five villages: Butin, Percosova, Sculia, Șemlacu Mare and Șemlacu Mic. Declared a town in 2004, it also administered four other villages until that time, when they were split off to form
Demographics [ edit ]
At the 2011 census, 78.1% of inhabitants were
Romanians, 11.6% Hungarians, 1% Germans, 0.6% Roma and 8.4% other.
Transport [ edit ]
Train services to
Buziaş and Jamu Mare are operated by Regiotrans.
Notable people [ edit ]
It is the birthplace of
Adalbert Deşu, a Romanian football striker, who played at the 1930 FIFA World Cup with the Romanian national football team.
References [ edit ]
Coordinates: 45°26′N 21°26′E / 45.433°N 21.433°E