Location in Cluj County
|Subdivisions||Florești, Luna de Sus, Tăuți|
|• Mayor||Horia-Petru Șulea (Social Liberal Union)|
|Area||61 km2 (24 sq mi)|
|• Density||370/km2 (970/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
|Area code||+40 x64|
Florești (Hungarian: Szászfenes; German: Deutsch Branndorf) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Florești, Luna de Sus (Magyarlóna) and Tăuți (Kolozstótfalu) and is part of the Cluj-Napoca metropolitan area, being located less than 8 km west of Cluj-Napoca on DN1.
Benefiting from its proximity to Cluj-Napoca, the commune has seen a substantial development since the early 2000s, including a threefold increase in population, mainly due to several new residential developments. It was the most populous commune in Romania recorded at the 2011 census.
According to the 2011 census, the commune has 22,813 inhabitants, meaning that a 300% increase was recorded since the previous census of 2002 when 7,470 inhabitants were recorded. In terms of ethnic structure, the commune's population is composed of 75.2% Romanians, 14.4% Hungarians and 4.9% Roma.
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