Meaning of Cluj–Napoca in English:


Pronunciation /kluːʒˈnɑːpɒkə/

proper noun

  • A city in west central Romania; population 305,620 (2006). The city was founded by 12th-century German-speaking colonists; by the 19th century it belonged to Hungary and was the cultural centre of Transylvania. The name was changed from Cluj in the mid 1970s to incorporate the name of a nearby ancient settlement.

    Hungarian name Kolozsvár; German name Klausenburg