Apahida

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Apahida
Apahida,Cluj-DSCF2074.JPG
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Apahida is located in Romania
Apahida
Apahida
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°48′28″N 23°44′24″E / 46.80778°N 23.74000°E / 46.80778; 23.74000Coordinates: 46°48′28″N 23°44′24″E / 46.80778°N 23.74000°E / 46.80778; 23.74000
Country Romania
CountyCluj
Established1263
SubdivisionsApahida, Bodrog, Câmpeneşti, Corpadea, Dezmir, Pata, Sânnicoară, Sub Coastă
Government
 • MayorGrigore Fati (PSD)
Area
106.02 km2 (40.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
10,685
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
407035
Area code+40 x64
Vehicle reg.CJ
Websitewww.primaria-apahida.ro

Apahida (Hungarian: Apahida; German: Bruckendorf; Latin: Pons Abbatis) is a commune in Cluj County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of eight villages: Apahida, Bodrog (Bodrog), Câmpenești, Corpadea (Kolozskorpád), Dezmir (Dezmér), Pata (Kolozspata), Sânnicoară (Szamosszentmiklós) and Sub Coastă (Telekfarka).

In 1889 and 1968 two rich archaeological treasures were discovered here. Apahida is an important road junction in Cluj County, as it links Cluj County with Mureș County, through DN16. It also provides quick access (approximately 20 minutes) from Cluj-Napoca to Băile Cojocna, famous for its salt waters and their curing properties.

Demographics[edit]

According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 8,785 people living in this town. Of this population, 91.17% are ethnic Romanians, 4.61% are ethnic Hungarians and 4.13% ethnic Romani.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.edrc.ro/recensamant.jsp?regiune_id=2140&judet_id=2295&localitate_id=2305
Apahida monument
Wooden church in Câmpenești

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