Gârbou

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Gârbou
Commune
Wooden Church in Solomon
Wooden Church in Solomon
Gârbou in Sălaj County
Gârbou in Sălaj County
Gârbou is located in Romania
Gârbou
Gârbou
Location of Romania
Coordinates: 47°09′37″N 23°25′04″E / 47.16028°N 23.41778°E / 47.16028; 23.41778
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
Commune Gârbou
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Alexandru Spătar (Social Democratic Party)
Area 100.62 km2 (38.85 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 2,439
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.primariagarbou.ro

Gârbou (Hungarian: Csákigorbó) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Bezded (Bezdédtelek), Călacea (Kiskalocsa), Cernuc (Csernek), Fabrica (Cukorgyártelep), Gârbou, Popteleac (Paptelke) and Solomon (Gorbósalamon).

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Solomon, built in the 18th century, historic monument[2]
  • The ruins of the Haller Castle in Gârbou, built in the 18th century are a historic monument. Today, only the road to the castle survives shaded by the crowns of large chestnut trees, the stone arched entrance with the family crest and the ruins of the Catholic chapel. [3]

Coordinates: 47°09′N 23°26′E / 47.150°N 23.433°E / 47.150; 23.433

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