Căpușu Mare

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Căpuşu Mare
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Căpușu Mare is located in Romania
Căpușu Mare
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°47′20″N 23°17′30″E / 46.78889°N 23.29167°E / 46.78889; 23.29167Coordinates: 46°47′20″N 23°17′30″E / 46.78889°N 23.29167°E / 46.78889; 23.29167
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1282
Commune seat Căpuşu Mare
Villages Agârbiciu, Bălceşti, Căpuşu Mare, Căpuşu Mic, Dângău Mare, Dângău Mic, Dumbrava, Păniceni, Straja
 • Mayor Iancu Marcel Mocean
 • Total 58.4 km2 (22.5 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 3,475
 • Density 60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/capusu-mare/

Căpuşu Mare (Hungarian: Magyarkapus; German: Grossthoren) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania, located 27 kilometers west of the city of Cluj-Napoca. It is composed of nine villages: Agârbiciu (Egerbegy), Bălceşti (Balkujtelep), Căpuşu Mare, Căpuşu Mic (Magyarkiskapus), Dângău Mare (Bánffydongó), Dângău Mic (Gyerőfidongó), Dumbrava (Gyerővásárhely), Păniceni (Gyerőfalva) and Straja (Gesztrágy).


The main industry is an iron ore extraction facility. It is a tourist destination, with many new motels built in recent years.


According to the 2011 census, Romanians made up 55.9% of the population, Hungarians made up 38.1% and Roma made up 4.9%.[3]


  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.cluj.insse.ro/cmscluj/files%5Cdeclaratii%5CComunicat%20CLUJ%20-%20DATE%20PROVIZORII%20RPL%202011.pdf