Turda is one of the 6 cities of Cluj County and the second largest after the county capital, in terms of the population, representing 8.31% of the total county population and 14.57% of the urban population.
In regards to area, the municipality of Turda represents 1.37% of the county. It is located in the southern part of the county in the valley of the lower Aries. Its territory is bordered by the administrative city of Campia Turzii to the southeast and the municipalities of Călărasi, Mihai Viteazu, Săndulești, Tureni, Ploscoș, and Viişoara.
The location of Turda is along the major thoroughfares of Romania – DN1-E60-E81 – associated with access to two national roads DN15 and DN75, has a special significance for the ton, ensuring road links very good so to Cluj-Napoca, the county residence, residences and with neighboring counties – Alba and Mures, respectively Alba Iulia and Targu Mureș.
Through the Gothic and Renaissance architecture, which we find in the old part of Turda, it falls into the category of centers with Transylvanian urban tradition and is also an occasion to delight any tourist eager to visit this area attested as the Potaissa in antiquity as a Dacian fortress. The settlement was mentioned by name Turda for the first time in 1075.
Among the sights to recall: Salina Turda, the Salt Baths, Roman Fort, History Museum, Tomb of Mihai Viteazul, Centrul wellness and SPA, Turda and certainly – Turzii Gorges and Tureni Gorges.