Almașu Mare

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Almașu Mare
Commune
Location in Alba County
Location in Alba County
Almașu Mare is located in Romania
Almașu Mare
Almașu Mare
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°19′1.2″N 22°31′58.8″E / 47.317000°N 22.533000°E / 47.317000; 22.533000
Country  Romania
County Alba County
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 1,690
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Almașu Mare (German: Groß-Obstdorf; Hungarian: Nagyalmás) is a commune located in Alba County, Romania.

With a population of 1690 according to the 2002 census, the commune is composed of seven villages: Almașu Mare, Almașu de Mijloc (Középalmás), Brădet (Tannenbach), Cib (Tropfbach), Cheile Cibului (Theyenport), Glod (Kloden) and Nădăștia (Rohrfeld). Its current mayor, as of 2006, is Aron Zaharie. A former mining centre for gold, its income comes now mainly from agricultural and agrotouristical activities.

Almașu Mare's tourist objectives are the Cibu Gorges, the Glod Gorges, a thermal spring and the Achim Emilian ethnographical museum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Romanian) "Almaşu Mare", at the Erdélyi Magyar Adatbank's Recensământ 2002; Retrieved on April 15, 2016.

Coordinates: 47°19′01″N 22°31′59″E / 47.317°N 22.533°E / 47.317; 22.533