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Aștileu is located in Romania
Coordinates: 47°2′N 22°23′E / 47.033°N 22.383°E / 47.033; 22.383
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Population (2011)[1] 3,477
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Aștileu (Hungarian: Esküllő) is a commune in Bihor County, northwestern Romania, close to the border with Hungary. It is composed of four villages: Aștileu, Călățea (Kalota), Chistag (Keszteg) and Peștere (Körösbarlang). At the 2011 census, 87.94% of the population were Romanians, 5.2% Roma, 4.48% Slovaks, 1.55% Hungarians and 0.23% Germans.

The closest town to Aștileu is Aleșd, pretty much in walking distance. There is a small church. Aștileu is located on the Aleșd-Beiuș route.

Orthodox Christian Church

Coordinates: 47°02′N 22°23′E / 47.033°N 22.383°E / 47.033; 22.383


  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Archived May 11, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on March 1, 2010