Location in Bihor County
|• Mayor||Iulian Balaj (PNL)|
|Area||6.57 km2 (2.54 sq mi)|
|• Density||990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
|Source: Census data|
The town was founded in 1952, near a village of the same name, as an industrial centre for the grinding of uranium mined in nearby Băița (serving the intensive mining development set as an imperative by the Romanian Communist regime).
According to the last census from 2011 there were 6,144 people living within the city.
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- "Results of the 2016 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
- "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
- Romanian 2002 Census
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