Blaj is a locality situated in Alba county, with a population of 11905 inhabitants.

Blaj

Blaj

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GPS Coordinates:
46,17631 N, 23,92396 E

Documents preserved from 1271 mention this area with the name Villa Herbord. The name Terra Blassi indicates Herbordus Roman Catholic priest's son, Blasius, the founder of the city. In the castle of Apafy the agreement was signed that Transylvania is ruled by the Hapsburgs in 1687 but this came with some benefits and Mihaly Apafy was recognized as sovereign. After 161 years, in 1848, at the present Freedom field the Transylvanian Romanians held an assembly against the coupling of Transylvania to Hungary.

This assembly on the Freedom field is commemorated with the Glory Memorial. Between 1741-1749 the Blessed Trinity Cathedral was builtand the town arboretum was established between 1881-1883.

Blaj, sights

Greek Catholic Cathedral Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Blaj , Photo: Andrei Popa Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Blaj, Greek Catholic Cathedral, Photo: Țecu Mircea Rareș Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Blaj , Photo: Ștefan Alexandru Arboretum Arboretum Arboretum

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