Așchileu

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Așchileu
Commune
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Așchileu is located in Romania
Așchileu
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°59′00″N 23°29′03″E / 46.98333°N 23.48417°E / 46.98333; 23.48417Coordinates: 46°59′00″N 23°29′03″E / 46.98333°N 23.48417°E / 46.98333; 23.48417
Country Romania
CountyCluj County
StatusCommune
Settled1320
Commune seatAșchileu Mare
VillagesAșchileu Mare, Așchileu Mic, Cristorel, Dorna, Fodora
Government
 • MayorBăgărean Mircea
Area
 • Total65.12 km2 (25.14 sq mi)
Population
(July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total1,755
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
407046
Area code(s)+40 x64[2]
Websitehttp://www.cjcluj.ro/Aşchileu/

Așchileu (Hungarian: Esküllő; German: Gross-Schwalbendorf) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Așchileu Mare (the commune center; Nagyesküllő), Așchileu Mic (Kisesküllő), Cristorel (Ördögkeresztúr), Dorna (Dorna) and Fodora (Magyarfodorháza).

After the death of Gelou, the peace between the Romanians and Tuhum, the leader of the Hungarian invaders in the 10th century, was arranged at Așchileu.[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 census, Romanians made up 83.7% of the population, Hungarians made up 10.86% and Roma made up 5.43%.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Archived from the original on 29 April 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. ^ Ioan-Aurel Pop, "Rădăcinile medievale ale regiunii (provinciei) istorice Transilvania : (secolele IX-XIII)", p. 150, in Economia regională: ipostaze rurale şi urbane, ed. Iosif Marin Balog, Rudolf Gräf, Ioan Lumperdean. Presa Universitară Clujeană, Cluj-Napoca, 2011
  4. ^ 2002 census data for Aşchileu Mare, Cluj