Hereclean

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Hereclean
Haraklány
Wooden Church in Bocşiţa
Wooden Church in Bocşiţa
Hereclean in Sălaj County
Hereclean in Sălaj County
Hereclean is located in Romania
Hereclean
Hereclean
Hereclean within Romania
Coordinates: 47°14′47″N 23°01′54″E / 47.24639°N 23.03167°E / 47.24639; 23.03167Coordinates: 47°14′47″N 23°01′54″E / 47.24639°N 23.03167°E / 47.24639; 23.03167
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
Commune Hereclean
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Francisc Dobrai (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Area
 • Total 71.63 km2 (27.66 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,575
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Prefix +40 260
Website www.primariahereclean.ro

Hereclean (Hungarian: Haraklány) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Badon (Bádon), Bocșița (Magyarbaksa), Dioșod (Diósad), Guruslău (Magyargoroszló), Hereclean and Panic (Szilágypanit).

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Bocșița, built in the 17th century (1625), historic monument[2]
  • Reformed Church in Guruslău, built in the 19th century[3]
  • Guruslău, Monument Mihai Viteazul, built in the 20th century (1976), historic monument[4]
  • Stejărișul Panic Nature reserve (2 ha)
  • Stejărișul de baltă Panic Nature reserve (1.70 ha)

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Politics[edit]

Vasile Păcală was elected as the mayor in 2000 and 2004. Mayor Francisc Dobrai (born 1968, Dioșod) was elected the first time in 2008 as a member of the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania and re-elected in 2012. Before 2008, Dobrai had served as a local councilor for eight years.

2012 election[edit]

The Hereclean Council, elected in the 2012 local government elections, is made up of 13 councilors, with the following party composition: 7-Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, 4-Social Liberal Union, 1-Democratic Liberal Party, 1-Hungarian Civic Party[5]

    Party Seats 2012 Hereclean Council
  Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania 7              
  Social Liberal Union 4              
  Democratic Liberal Party 1              
  Hungarian Civic Party 1              

2008 election[edit]

The Hereclean Council, elected in the 2008 local government elections, is made up of 13 councilors, with the following party composition:

    Party Seats 2008 Hereclean Council
  Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania 6            
  Democratic Party 2            
  Social Democratic Party 2            
  National Liberal Party 1            
  Conservative Party 1            
  Hungarian Civic Party 1            

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