Balc, Bihor

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Balc
Bályok
Commune
Commune Balc in Bihor County
Commune Balc in Bihor County
Balc is located in Romania
Balc
Balc
Location within Romania
Coordinates: 47°17′57″N 22°32′21″E / 47.29917°N 22.53917°E / 47.29917; 22.53917
Country  Romania
County Actual Bihor county CoA.png Bihor
Commune Balc
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Alexandru Moroșan (since 2008) (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area 79,08 km2 (3,053 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1] 3,281
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website primaria-balc.ro

Balc (Hungarian: Bályok) is a commune located in Bihor County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Almașu Mare (Kozmaalmás), Almașu Mic (Szóvárhegy), Balc, Ghida (Berettyódéda) and Săldăbagiu de Barcău (Szoldobágy).

Sights[edit]

  • Reformed Church in Balc, built in the 18th century (1791), historic monument[2]
  • Degenfeld-Schomburg Castle in Balc, built in the 19th century (1896), historic monument[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011. recensamantromania.ro (in Romanian)
  2. ^ bihor.djc - Direcţia Judeţeană pentru Patrimoniu Naţional Bihor - Biserica reformată din satul Balc; retrieved on June 29, 2012 (in Romanian)
  3. ^ cetati.medievistica.ro - Cetăţi din Transilvania - Balc; retrieved on June 29, 2012 (in Romanian)

Coordinates: 47°17′00″N 22°32′00″E / 47.2833°N 22.5333°E / 47.2833; 22.5333