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For the band, see Calan, For the town in France, see Calan, Morbihan.
—  Town  —

Coat of arms
Location of Călan
Coordinates: 45°44′10″N 23°0′31″E / 45.73611°N 23.00861°E / 45.73611; 23.00861
Country  Romania
County Hunedoara County
Status Town
 - Mayor Adrian Filip Iovănesc (National Liberal Party)
 - Total 101 km2 (39 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 - Total 14,714
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Călan (German: Klandorf; Hungarian: Pusztakalán or Kalán) is a town in Romania, in Hunedoara County, on the Strei river valley, at 230 m altitude.

Fourteen villages are administered by the town: Batiz, Călanu Mic (Kiskalán), Grid, Nădăştia de Jos (Alsónádasd), Nădăştia de Sus (Felsőnádasd), Ohaba Streiului (Sztrigyohába), Sâncrai (Szentkirály), Sântămăria de Piatră (Kőboldogfalva), Strei (Zeikdorf; Zeykfalva), Strei-Săcel (Sztrigyszacsal), Streisângeorgiu (Sztrigyszentgyörgy) and Valea Sângeorgiului (Szentgyörgyválya).


Census in 2002 - 13,318 inhabitants.

Sorted by nationality:

Sorted by religion:


  • There was a village in Dacia known as Aquae. Archaeological evidence shows that the place was inhabited for a long time.
  • 1387 - First mentioned in a document.
  • 1961 - Călan became a town.

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