Almașu

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Almașu
Váralmás
Commune
Almașu in 2014
Almașu in 2014
Almașu in Sălaj County
Almașu in Sălaj County
Almașu is located in Romania
Almașu
Almașu
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°57′43″N 23°8′58″E / 46.96194°N 23.14944°E / 46.96194; 23.14944
Country  Romania
County Sălaj County
Commune Almașu
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Eugen Ulvari (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Area 159.7 km2 (61.7 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 2,853
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.comunaalmasu.ro

Almașu (Hungarian: Váralmás) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of nine villages: Almașu, Băbiu (Bábony), Cutiș (Kiskökényes), Jebucu (Zsobok), Mesteacănu (Almásnyíres), Petrinzel (Kispetri), Sfăraș (Farnas), Stana (Sztána) and Țăudu (Cold).

Sights[edit]

  • Reformed Church in Almașu (built in the 15th century), historic monument[2]
  • Reformed Church in Stana (built in the 17th century), historic monument[3]
  • Csáky Castle in Almașu (built in the 19th century), historic monument[4]
  • Almașu Citadel, medieval fortress built in the 13th century, historic monument[5]

Coordinates: 46°57′N 23°08′E / 46.950°N 23.133°E / 46.950; 23.133

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