Gâlgău

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Gâlgău
Wooden Church in Bârsău Mare
Wooden Church in Bârsău Mare
Location in Sălaj County
Location in Sălaj County
Gâlgău is located in Romania
Gâlgău
Gâlgău
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°16′54″N 23°42′11″E / 47.28167°N 23.70306°E / 47.28167; 23.70306Coordinates: 47°16′54″N 23°42′11″E / 47.28167°N 23.70306°E / 47.28167; 23.70306
Country Romania
CountySălaj
Government
 • MayorEugen Codorean (PNL)
Area
75.31 km2 (29.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
2,456
 • Density33/km2 (84/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.SJ
Websitewww.primariagilgau.ro

Gâlgău (Hungarian: Galgó) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of nine villages: Bârsău Mare (Nagyborszó), Căpâlna (Csicsókápolna), Chizeni (Közfalu), Dobrocina (Döbörcsény), Fodora (Oláhfodorháza), Frâncenii de Piatră (Kőfrinkfalva), Gâlgău, Glod (Szamossósmező) and Gura Vlădesei (Vlegyászatanya).[2] In 2011 the total population was 2456.[3]

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden church of Gâlgău (constructed in 1658)
  • Wooden church of Bârsău Mare (constructed in 1690)
  • Wooden church of Fodora (constructed in 1817)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  2. ^ Sate, Primăria Gâlgău
  3. ^ "Recensământ 2011 – Gâlgău c." (in Romanian). recensamantromania.ro. Retrieved 1 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Hramul schitului "Naşterea Sfântului Ioan Botezătorul" Bobota" (in Romanian). episcopiasalajului.ro. Retrieved 28 June 2012.

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