Introduction

Being situated in the northwest of Romania, at the passage between the Eastern Carpathians and Apuseni Mountains, Sălaj County is known from ancient times as Silvaniei Land that is the Land of the Forests. It has as neighbors to the north the counties Satu-Mare and Maramureş, to the west and south-west Bihor County, and to the south-east Cluj County. Zalău municipality, which is found in the center of the county on the river with the same name, is the administrative residence of the county.


From a geographical point of view, Sălaj County is an area of hills and valleys along the rivers Almaj, Agrij, Someş, Sălaj, Crasna and Barcău. The mountains are represented in the southwest by two branches of the Apuseni Mountains, the peaks Mereş and Plopiş. The depressions occupy a significant part of the territory of the county, important agricultural areas with many settlements. The 77 wooden churches (sixteenth -nineteenth centuries) place the county among the first places, in terms of the historical architectural monuments.

About region

Carastelec

Carastelec

Agriculture The dominant profile of the agriculture of the county is given by the mixed production, vegetal and animal, which results also from the division of the agricultural surface - in approximately equal weightings - in arable land, respectiv

Boghiş

Boghiş

Boghiș commune is a newly established and in continuous development commune. From the date of the re-establishment of the commune, June 17, 2005, there have been accessed funds through projects, and their implementation has led to the economic devel

Camăr

Camăr

Camăr commune is located in the northwestern part of the country, on Toglaciului Hillocks, belonging to the marginal Platform of Sălaj, being placed in the west of the county and comprised between Barcău and Crasna. The administrative territory of

Halmăşd

Halmăşd

Halmăşd commune is located in the southwestern part of Sălaj County, at a distance of 22 km from Simleu Silvaniei town and 48 km from Zalău municipality. The relief of the commune is hilly, being furrowed by the rivers that cross the commune. The

Ip

Ip

Ip commune is located in the western part of Sălaj county, at a distance of 45 km from Zalău municipality, and 17 km from the nearest urban center, Şimleu Silvaniei. Ip commune is located at the contact between Şimleului Depression and Camărului

Marca

Marca

Marca commune is located at the western limit of Sălaj County, on DN19B, Nusfalău - Săcuieni. To the west is bordered by Bihor County and to the east and southeast by the communes Ip, Camăr and Halmăşd. The nearest urban center is Şimleu Silva

Plopiş

Plopiş

Plopiş commune is located in the southwestern part of Sălaj County, 55 km away from Zalău municipality. The access in the commune is made on the county road 110 and on the communal road 85. Plopiş commune is part of Sălaj County and it is locate