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Coat of arms of Cluj-Napoca
Coat of arms
Cluj Napoca river.jpg
Country  Romania
County Actual Cluj county CoA.png Cluj
Metropolitan area Cluj-Napoca metropolitan area
Status County capital
Founded 1213 (first official record as Cluj)
Government
 • Mayor Emil Boc (Democratic Liberal Party)
 • Deputy Mayor Adrian Popa (none)
 • Deputy Mayor Boros János (UDMR)
Area
 • City 179.5 km2 (69.3 sq mi)
Population
 • City 310,243 (July 1, 2,007)
 • Density 1,771/km2 (4,590/sq mi)
 • Metro
400,000

Cluj-Napoca (pronunciation in Romanian: Loudspeaker.png /'kluʒ na'poka/ (info • help); Hungarian: Kolozsvár; German: Klausenburg; Latin: Napoca, Castrum Clus, Claudiopolis; Yiddish: קלויזנבורג), until 1974 Cluj, is the third biggest city in Romania,[1] 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.

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