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Gherla (Romania, Cluj)

Municipiul Gherla

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Gherla (in Hungarian Szamosújvár) is a city in Cluj County of Romania (in the valley of Somes River in Transylvania). The city has got 25.284 inhabitants (18,3% Hungarians, 1992 census). The settlement was town in Szolnok-Doboka (in Rumanian Solnoc-Dobâca) County of Hungary to 1918/1920 (Rumanian occupation/Treaty of Trianon). 1920-1940 in Rumania in Somes (in Hungarian Szamos) County. 1940-1944 in Hungary (after the Decision of Vienna II). The treaty of Paris reallocated it to Romania. The city is one of the centres of the Armenian Catholics in Transylvania.
István Molnár, 25 March 2002

Historical flag of Szamosújvár (Kingdom of Hungary)

by António Martins, 27 February 2001

Green with centered yellow displayed two-headed eagle, holding an orb in it's left claw and a scepter in it's right claw; from behind the heads a latin cross pomy
António Martins, 27 February 2001

This flag appears at Dr. Széll Sándor: Városaink neve, címere és lobogója (1941) as "Szamosújvár, Szolnok-Doboka Co.".
António Martins, 27 February 2001