Hungarian plate from Zilah, Transylvania, 19th century. Private collection, Hungary. Zilah is the seat of Sălaj County, Transylvania. According to the 1910 census it has a population of 8,062 of which 7,477 are Hungarian (19 Germans, 529 Romanians and 23 belonging to other ethnic groups). After the 1920 Trianon Robbery it became part of Romania. Dictatorially, without a referendum. Ro-Mania denies the Hungarians fundamental human rights since then.