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Hârlău
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Hârlău is located in Romania
Hârlău
Location of Hârlău
Coordinates: 47°25′40″N 26°54′41″E / 47.42778, 26.91139Coordinates: 47°25′40″N 26°54′41″E / 47.42778, 26.91139
Country  Romania
County Iași County
Status Town
Subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Cernescu Constantin (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 40.36 km2 (15.58 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 11,942
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Hârlău (also spelled Hîrlău, {{Hebrew: ואלרח‎, German: Harlau, Hungarian: Harló) is a town in Iași County, Moldavia, Romania. As of 2004, the estimated population is 11,271. It was the capital city of Moldova in the 15th century. One village, Pârcovaci is administered by the town.

Population[edit | edit source]

A majority of the inhabitants are Romanians. A large Jewish minority used to live in Hârlău.

Year Number % of Jews in the

General Population

1803 784
1838 1,008
1859 1,389
1886 2,254 56.6
1899 2,718 59.9
1910 2,023
1930 2,032 22.3
1941 1,736 18.0
1942 1,300
1947 1,936
2004 11,271


References[edit | edit source]

  • The General Archive of The History of The Jewish People. RM 160, 164.

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