Gâlgău

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Gâlgău
Commune
Wooden Church in Bârsău Mare
Wooden Church in Bârsău Mare
Gâlgâu in Sălaj County
Gâlgâu in Sălaj County
Gâlgău is located in Romania
Gâlgău
Gâlgău
Location of Gâlgău
Coordinates: 47°16′54″N 23°42′11″E / 47.28167°N 23.70306°E / 47.28167; 23.70306
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.pngSălaj County
Commune Gâlgău
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Eugen Codorean (National Liberal Party)
Area 75.31 km2 (29.08 sq mi)
Population (2002) 2,791
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.ghidulprimariilor.ro Gâlgău

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).[1] In 2002 the total population was 2,791.[2]

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden church of Gâlgău (constructed in 1658)
  • Wooden church of Bârsău Mare (constructed in 1690)
  • Wooden church of Fodora (constructed in 1817)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Comuna Gâlgău, judeţul Sălaj" (in Romanian). ghidulprimariilor.ro. Retrieved 28 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Recensământ 2002 – Gâlgău c. / Galgó község (SJ)" (in Romanian). recensamant.referinte.transindex.ro. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Hramul schitului "Naşterea Sfântului Ioan Botezătorul" Bobota" (in Romanian). episcopiasalajului.ro. Retrieved 28 June 2012. 

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Coordinates: 47°17′03″N 23°42′28″E / 47.2842°N 23.7078°E / 47.2842; 23.7078