Iara, Cluj

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Iara
Commune
View of the village of Agriș
View of the village of Agriș
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Iara, Cluj is located in Romania
Iara, Cluj
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°33′0″N 23°31′0″E / 46.55000°N 23.51667°E / 46.55000; 23.51667Coordinates: 46°33′0″N 23°31′0″E / 46.55000°N 23.51667°E / 46.55000; 23.51667
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1176
Commune seat Iara
Villages Agriș, Borzești, Buru, Cacova Ierii, Făgetu Ierii, Iara, Lungești, Măgura Ierii, Mașca, Ocolișel, Surduc, Valea Agrișului, Valea Vadului
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Dorin Popa
Area
 • Total 143.87 km2 (55.55 sq mi)
Elevation 465 m (1,526 ft)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 4,554
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/iara/

Iara (Hungarian: Alsójára; German: Jahren) is a commune in the southern part of Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of thirteen villages: Agriș (Ruhaegres), Borzești (Berkes), Buru (Borrév), Cacova Ierii (Aranyosivánfalva), Făgetu Ierii (Bikalat), Iara, Lungești (Szurdoklunzsest), Măgura Ierii (Járamagura), Mașca (Macskakő), Ocolișel (Felsőaklos), Surduc (Járaszurdok), Valea Agrișului (Egrespatak) and Valea Vadului (Vádpatak).

Demographics[edit]

According to the census from 2002, the total population of the commune was 4,704 people. Of this population, 90.68% were ethnic Romanians, 6.01% ethnic Romani and 3.16% are ethnic Hungarians.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Retrieved May 4, 2008. 
  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=2338