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A city of west-central Romania northwest of Bucharest. It was founded by German colonists in the 12th century and became part of Romania in 1920.


(ˈklʊʒ nɑˈpɔ kɑ)

a city in NW Romania. 318,000. Hungarian, Kolozsvár. Formerly, Cluj (klo͝ozh).
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Cluj-Napoca is the unofficial capital of Romania's Transylvania region, which has long been linked with the legend of Count Dracula, and is around the same size as Coventry.
Ease of access is guaranteed with Cluj-Napoca International Airport just eight kilometres away; whilst cross border rail services also support the city.
Ciprian Firea's journey includes the itineraries of cathedrals, monasteries, urban gothic parochial churches, fortified churches, princely monasteries, wooden churches and ends with the most important worship places from Cluj-Napoca.
Wizz Air, a European budget carrier, yesterday announced that Cluj-Napoca Airport will be closed between 12 May 08:00 and 16 May 08:00.
ING Group (NYSE: ING) has announced that it has closed its regional service centre in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
During the last decade, in Cluj-Napoca city the auto park substantially increased and the noise pollution problem is of high actuality.
Based in Cluj-Napoca, a fast-growing information hub in Transylvania, the former railworkers club were playing in Dibision Three six years ago.
To help avoid such incidents in the future, government officials from a dozen southeastern European countries came together in May 2005 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, and signed on to a new strategy calling for detailed site assessments for mines of concern, higher health and environmental standards for new mines, and plans for their eventual closure.
The two investors said they chose Cluj-Napoca for this project because the city continues to offer companies "interesting opportunities" but lacks office space infrastructure.