Mărgău

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Mărgău
Location of Mărgău
Location of Mărgău
Coordinates: 46°44′35″N 22°57′51″E / 46.74306°N 22.96417°E / 46.74306; 22.96417Coordinates: 46°44′35″N 22°57′51″E / 46.74306°N 22.96417°E / 46.74306; 22.96417
CountryRomania
CountyCluj County
Component villagesBociu, Buteni, Ciuleni, Mărgău, Răchițele, Scrind-Frăsinet
Area
 • Total211.68 km2 (81.73 sq mi)
Population
(2002)
 • Total1,871

Mărgău (German: Meregau; Hungarian: Meregyó) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Bociu (Bocs), Buteni (Kalotabökény), Ciuleni (Incsel), Mărgău, Răchițele (Havasrekettye) and Scrind-Frăsinet (Kőrizstető).

Răchițele village is the birthplace of Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc.

Geography[edit]

Mărgău is in an area dominated by the Vlădeasa Mountains.

Demographics[edit]

According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 1,869 people living in this commune. Of this population, 99.62% are ethnic Romanians, 0.26% are ethnic Hungarians and 0.10% ethnic Romani.[1]

References[edit]

  • Atlasul localităților județului Cluj (Cluj County Localities Atlas), Suncart Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, ISBN 973-86430-0-7