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For the Central American country, see Belize. For the commune in the Landes department of France, see Bélis.
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Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Beliș is located in Romania
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°41′4″N 23°1′45″E / 46.68444°N 23.02917°E / 46.68444; 23.02917Coordinates: 46°41′4″N 23°1′45″E / 46.68444°N 23.02917°E / 46.68444; 23.02917
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1770
Commune seat Beliș
Villages Bălcești, Beliș, Dealu Botii, Giurcuța de Jos, Giurcuța de Sus, Poiana Horea, Smida
 • Mayor Viorel Crainic
 • Total 206.49 km2 (79.73 sq mi)
Population (October 30, 2011)[1]
 • Total 1,164
 • Density 5.6/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]

Beliș (Hungarian: Jósikafalva; German: Seedorf) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Bălcești (Balktelep), Beliș, Dealu Botii (Kerekhegy), Giurcuța de Jos (Alsógyurkuca), Giurcuța de Sus (Felsőgyurkuca), Poiana Horea (Gyálukaluluj) and Smida.


According to the census from 2011 there was a total population of 1,164 people living in the commune. Of this population, 99.14% are ethnic Romanians, 0.34% are ethnic Hungarians.[3]


  • Horea's tree from Scorușet forest
  • Beliș lake and Beliș-Fântânele tourist facility
  • Wooden church (1764) of Dealu Negru


  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
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