Călan

Călan is a town in Romania, in Hunedoara County, on the Strei river valley, at 230 m altitude.

Twelve villages are administered by the town: Batiz (Batiz), Călanu Mic (Kiskalán), Grid, Nădăștia de Jos (Alsónádasd), Nădăștia de Sus (Felsőnádasd), Ohaba Streiului (Sztrigyohába), Sâncrai (Szentkirály), Sântămăria de Piatră (Kőboldogfalva), Strei (ZeikdorfZeykfalva), Strei-Săcel (Sztrigyszacsal), Streisângeorgiu (Sztrigyszentgyörgy) and Valea Sângeorgiului (Szentgyörgyválya).

Population

Sorted by nationality (respondents for whom data was available):

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History

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

Ponts of interest include the Călan steel works, the Strei Church and the Streisângeorgiu Church.

Contact

Călan
email
cjh@cjhunedoara.ro
address
330025 Deva; Str. December 1, 1918 No.28;
phone
0254-211.350; 0254-211.624