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Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Călățele is located in Romania
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°45′50″N 23°00′30″E / 46.76389°N 23.00833°E / 46.76389; 23.00833Coordinates: 46°45′50″N 23°00′30″E / 46.76389°N 23.00833°E / 46.76389; 23.00833
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1408
Commune seat Călățele
Villages Călata, Călățele, Călățele-Pădure, Dealu Negru, Finciu, Văleni
 • Mayor Vasile Tripon
 • Total 74.69 km2 (28.84 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 2,592
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 407135
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/calatele/

Călățele (Hungarian: Kiskalota; German: Kelezel) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Călata (Nagykalota), Călățele, Călățele-Pădure, Dealu Negru (Bánffytelep), Finciu (Kalotaújfalu) and Văleni (Magyarvalkó).


According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 2,671 people living in this commune. Of this population, 80.98% are ethnic Romanians, 10.14% are ethnic Hungarians and 8.64% ethnic Romani.[3]


  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. 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=2316