Bobâlna

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For the village in Hunedoara County, see Rapoltu Mare.
Bobâlna
Commune
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Bobâlna is located in Romania
Bobâlna
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 47°8′0″N 23°38′0″E / 47.13333°N 23.63333°E / 47.13333; 23.63333
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1332
Commune seat Bobâlna
Villages Antăș, Băbdiu, Blidărești, Bobâlna, Cremenea, Maia, Oșorhel, Pruni, Răzbuneni, Suarăș, Vâlcelele
Government
 • Mayor Augustin Mureșan
Area
 • Total 74.6 km2 (28.8 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 1,693
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Climate Dfb
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/bobalna/

Bobâlna (Olpret until 1957; Hungarian: Alparét; German: Krautfeld) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania, having a population of 1,888. It is composed of eleven villages: Antăș (Antos), Băbdiu (Zápróc), Blidărești (Tálosfalva), Bobâlna, Cremenea (Keménye), Maia (Mánya), Oșorhel (Erdővásárhely), Pruni (Nagymező), Răzbuneni (Radákszinye), Suarăș (Szóváros) and Vâlcelele (Bujdos). It is situated in the historical region of Transylvania.

The first document that mentions the village is from 1332. This village was the place where the 15th century Bobâlna revolt started.

Demographics[edit]

According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 1,888 people living in this town. Of this population, 99.76% are ethnic Romanians, 1.85% ethnic Romani and 1.37% are ethnic Hungarians.[3]

Natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 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
  3. ^ http://www.edrc.ro/recensamant.jsp?regiune_id=2140&judet_id=2295&localitate_id=2310

Coordinates: 47°8′N 23°38′E / 47.133°N 23.633°E / 47.133; 23.633