Gilău (Hungarian: Gyalu; German: Julmarkt or Gela) is a commune in Cluj County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Gilău, Someșu Cald (Melegszamos) and Someșu Rece (Hidegszamos).


According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 7,861 people living in this town. Of this population, 83.43% are ethnic Romanians, 9.45% are ethnic Hungarians and 7.08% ethnic Romani.[2]

Roman fortifications


  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.edrc.ro/recensamant.jsp?regiune_id=2140&judet_id=2295&localitate_id=2337