Gilău, Cluj

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Castle in Gilău
Castle in Gilău
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Gilău, Cluj is located in Romania
Gilău, Cluj
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°45′N 23°23′E / 46.750°N 23.383°E / 46.750; 23.383Coordinates: 46°45′N 23°23′E / 46.750°N 23.383°E / 46.750; 23.383
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1246
Commune seat Gilău
Villages Gilău, Someșu Cald, Someșu Rece
 • Mayor Dumitru Sfârlea
 • Total 118.82 km2 (45.88 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 8,246
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]

Gilău (Hungarian: Gyalu; German: Julmarkt or Gela) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Gilău, Someșu Cald (Melegszamos) and Someșu Rece (Hidegszamos).


According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 7,861 people living in this town. Of this population, 83.43% are ethnic Romanians, 9.45% are ethnic Hungarians and 7.08% ethnic Romani.[3]

Roman fortifications


  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Archived from the original on January 17, 2010. Retrieved May 4, 2008. 
  2. ^ x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
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