Sălaj County

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*Bihor County to the west.
*Maramureş County and Satu Mare County to the north.
*Cluj County to the south and east.

Economy

The predominant industries in the county are:
* Machine and automotive components
* Food
* Textiles
* Wood, furniture and paper

Tourism

The main tourist attractions in the county are:
* Museums in Zalău and Şimleu Silvaniei
* Wooden churches in Fildu de Sus, Sânmihaiu Almaşului, Baica, Racâş
* Báthory Castle in Şimleu Silvaniei
* Báthory mansion (16th century) in Şimleu Silvaniei
* Roman Catholic church (1532) in Şimleu Silvaniei
* Romania's first Holocaust Memorial Museum in Şimleu Silvaniei
* Wesselényi Castle in Jibou
* Botanical Gardens in Jibou
* Spa baths in Jibou
* Jewish Cemetery in Cehu Silvaniei
* Memorial house and tomb of Simion Bărnuţiu in Bocşa
* Porolissum (ancient Roman city)
* Ioan Sima Art Gallery

Natives

The following individuals were born in what is now Sălaj County:
* Stephen V Báthory,
* Simion Bărnuţiu,
* Miklós Wesselényi,
* Iuliu Maniu,
* Petri Mór,
* Endre Ady,
* Béla Kun,
* Corneliu Coposu,
* Joe Pasternak,
* Alexandru Dragomir.

Administrative divisions

The county has one municipality, 3 towns and 57 communes.

Municipality

* Zalău - capital city; population: 71,580

Towns

* Cehu Silvaniei
* Jibou
* Şimleu Silvaniei

Communes

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*Agrij
*Almaşu
*Băbeni
*Bălan
*Bănişor
*Benesat
*Bobota
*Bocşa
*Boghiş
*Buciumi
*Camăr
*Carastelec
*Chieşd
*Cizer
*Coşeiu

*Crasna
*Creaca
*Crişeni
*Cristolţ
*Cuzăplac
*Dobrin
*Dragu
*Fildu de Jos
*Gâlgău
*Gârbou
*Halmăşd
*Hereclean
*Hida
*Horoatu Crasnei
*Ileanda

*Ip
*Letca
*Lozna
*Măerişte
*Marca
*Meseşenii de Jos
*Mirşid
*Năpradea
*Nuşfalău
*Pericei
*Plopiş
*Poiana Blenchii
*Românaşi
*Rus
*Sălăţig
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*Sâg
*Sânmihaiu Almaşului
*Someş-Odorhei
*Surduc
*Şamşud
*Sărmăşag
*Şimişna
*Treznea
*Valcău de Jos
*Vârşolţ
*Zalha
*Zimbor
*Stirciu

Villages

*Jac
*Giurtelecu Şimleului

References


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