Vașcău

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Vașcău
Town
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Coat of arms of Vașcău
Coat of arms
Location of Vaşcău
Location of Vaşcău
Coordinates: 46°28′47″N 22°28′47″E / 46.47972°N 22.47972°E / 46.47972; 22.47972Coordinates: 46°28′47″N 22°28′47″E / 46.47972°N 22.47972°E / 46.47972; 22.47972
Country Romania
CountyBihor County
StatusTown
Government
 • MayorFlorin Ioan Porge (Democratic Party)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total2,315
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateCfb

Vașcău (Hungarian: Vaskoh) is a town in Bihor County, western Transylvania, Romania. It administers five villages: Câmp (Vaskohmező), Câmp-Moți, Colești (Kolafalva), Vărzarii de Jos (Alsófüves) and Vărzarii de Sus (Felsőfüves).

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1956 4,538—    
1966 3,621−20.2%
1977 3,441−5.0%
1992 3,337−3.0%
2002 3,032−9.1%
2011 2,291−24.4%
Source: Census data

According to the last census from 2011 there were 2,315 people living within the city.

Of this population, 96.63% are ethnic Romanians and 1.8% others.[1]

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