Cluj-Napoca

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Coordinates: 46°46′N 23°35′E / 46.767°N 23.583°E / 46.767; 23.583

Cluj-Napoca
City
Coat of arms of Cluj-Napoca
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Treasure City
(Romanian: orașul comoară;[1] Hungarian: kincses város)[2]
Country  Romania
County Actual Cluj county CoA.png Cluj
Metropolitan area Cluj-Napoca metropolitan area
Status County capital
Founded 1213 (first official record as Clus)
Government
 • Mayor Emil Boc (PNL)
 • Deputy Mayor Gheorghe Șurubaru (PNL)
 • Deputy Mayor Anna Horváth (UDMR)
Area
 • City 179.5 km2 (69.3 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,537.5 km2 (593.6 sq mi)
Elevation 340 m (1,120 ft)
Population (2011)[4]
 • City 324,576
 • Estimate (2016)[5] 321,687
 • Density 1,808/km2 (4,680/sq mi)
 • Metro 411,379[3]
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 400xyz1
Area code(s) +40 x642
Car Plates CJ-N3
Website primariaclujnapoca.ro
1x, y, and z are digits that indicate the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
2x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
3used just on the plates of vehicles that operate only within the city limits (such as trolley buses, trams, utility vehicles, ATVs, etc.)

Cluj-Napoca (pronunciation in Romanian: About this sound /'kluʒ na'poka/ ; Hungarian: Kolozsvár; German: Klausenburg; Latin: Napoca, Castrum Clus, Claudiopolis; Yiddish: קלויזנבורג), until 1974 Cluj, is the third biggest city in Romania,[6] and is the capital city of Cluj County, in the north-western part of Transylvania. Bucharest is about 330 kilometers away from Cluj-Napoca. About 330,000 people live in the city. It also has some famous universities and a rich history as the capital city of Transylvania.

In the west of Cluj-Napoca is the Hoia-Baciu Forest. There is a bicycle park and other sport activities like paintball, arsoft or archery.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Portretul unui oraș" (in Romanian). Clujeanul. 21 September 2007. Archived from the original on 24 August 2010. Retrieved 2008-10-09. 
  2. "A kincses város" (in Hungarian). UFI. December 2004. Retrieved 2008-10-09. 
  3. "Rezultate definitive ale Recensământului Populației și Locuințelor – 2011 – analiza". Cluj County Regional Statistics Directorate. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-05. [dead link]
  4. "Comunicat de presă privind rezultatele finale ale Recensământului Populației și Locuințelor – 2011". Cluj County Regional Statistics Directorate. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-05. [dead link]
  5. "Populaţia României pe localitati la 1 ianuarie 2016" (in Romanian). INSSE. 6 June 2016. Retrieved 27 October 2017. 
  6. "Populaţia la 1 iulie 2007 pe localităţi" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. 2007-07-01. Retrieved 2008-03-12. 

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