Administrative map of Romania
with Sălaj county highlighted

Sălaj is a Romanian county (Judeţ) in the Transylvania region, with the capital city at Zalău (population: 71,580). Its common abbreviation is SJ.


In 2000, it had a population of 258,717 and the population density was 67/km².


This county has a total area of 3,864 km².

List of cities in Sălaj county

  • Zalău
  • Simleu Silvaniei
  • Jibou
  • Cehu Silvaniei

See also:
Counties of Romania