Beclean is also a commune in Braşov County; see Beclean, Braşov.
Beclean is also the Romanian-language name of the Székely village of Székelybetlenfalva in Harghita County.
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Coat of arms of Beclean
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<td colspan="2" style="text-align: center;">Location of Beclean

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<tr class="mergedbottomrow"> <th colspan="2" style="text-align: center; font-size: smaller; padding-bottom: 0.7em;">Coordinates: 47°10′47″N 24°10′47″E / 47.17972, 24.17972</th>


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               <th class="adr">Flag of Romania Romania

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               <th class="adr">Bistriţa-Năsăud County

</tr><tr class="mergedrow"> <th>Status <th>Town </tr>

<tr class="mergedtoprow"> <td colspan="2">Government </td> </tr> <tr class="mergedrow"> <th> - Mayor <td>Nicolae Moldovan (Social Democratic Party)</td> </tr> <tr class="mergedtoprow"> <td colspan="2">Area </td> </tr> <tr class="mergedrow"> <th>  - Total </th> <td>45,36 km² (17,5 sq mi)</td> </tr></td> </tr>

<tr class="mergedtoprow"> <td colspan="2">Population (2006)</td> </tr> <tr class="mergedrow"> <th> - Total</th> <td>10.889</td> </tr> <tr class="mergedtoprow"> <th>Time zone</th> <td>EET (UTC+2) </tr> <tr class="mergedbottomrow"> <th style="white-space: nowrap;"> - Summer (DST)</th> <td>EEST (UTC+3)</td> </tr>

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Beclean (Hungarian and German: Bethlen) is a town in Bistriţa-Năsăud County, in north-eastern Transylvania, Romania. It has an estimated population in 2006 of 10,889.

The town is the site of an important railway junction (the station is called Beclean pe Someş), where secondary routes to Sighetu Marmaţiei and Suceava diverge from the main railway line from Braşov to Satu Mare.

Beclean is also the place of origin of the ancient Hungarian Bethlen family.

Fișier:Romano-catholic church in Beclean2.JPG

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eo:Beclean (Bistriţa-Năsăud)

hu:Bethlen (település) pt:Beclean ro:Beclean tg:Беклян