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Dej (Romania, Cluj)

Municipiul Dej

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Dej (in Hungarian Dés) is a city in Cluj County of Romania (in the valley of Somes River in Transylvania). The city has got 37.745 inhabitants (17,0% Hungarians, 1992 census). The settlement was the town and the capital of the Szolnok-Doboka (in Rumanian Solnoc-Dobâca) County of Hungary to 1918/1920 (Rumanian occupation/Treaty of Trianon). 1920-1940 in Rumania - capital of Somes (in Hungarian Szamos) County. 1940-1944 in Hungary (after the Decision of Vienna II). The treaty of Paris reallocated to Romania. The city is a birthplace of the Hungarian dictionary writer and physician, Ferenc Pápai Páriz (1649-1716)

István Molnár, 4 December 2000

Coat of Arms

[coat of arms]

located at
István Molnár, 5 December 2000

Historical flag of Dés (Kingdom of Hungary)

by István Molnár, 4 December 2000

White with ascending bend (wide 1/7th of the hoist) diveded along in red over yellow.
António Martins, 27 February 2001

This flag appears at Dr. Széll Sándor: Városaink neve, címere és lobogója (1941) as "Dés, Szolnok-Doboka Co.".
István Molnár, 4 December 2000

Historical Coat of Arms

[historical coat of arms]

Located at
István Molnár, 28 February 2001