Pusztakalán

Information

For the town in France, see Calan, Morbihan.
Călan (Hungarian: Kalán) is a town in Romania, in Hunedoara County, on the Strei river valley, at 230 m altitude.

Population

Census in 2002 - 13,318 inhabitants.

Sorted by nationality:

  • 12,308 Romanians
  • 774 Hungarians
  • 115 Germans
  • 57 Romas
Sorted by religion:
  • 10,788 Orthodox
  • 1,199 Roman-catholics
  • 399 Greek-catholic
  • 200 Reformed

History

  • There was a village in Dacia. Archaeological evidence shows that the place was inhabited for a long time.
  • 1387 - First mentioned in a document.
  • 1961 - Călan became a town.
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