Șuncuiuș

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Not to be confused with Şuncuiş village, Finiș Commune, Bihor County.
Șuncuiuș
Commune
Șuncuiuș is located in Romania
Șuncuiuș
Șuncuiuș
Coordinates: 46°56′46″N 22°32′04″E / 46.94611°N 22.53444°E / 46.94611; 22.53444
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Population (2011)[1] 3,259
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariasuncuius.ro

Șuncuiuș (Hungarian: Vársonkolyos) is a commune in Bihor County, northwestern Romania. It has a population of 3,259 people and is composed of four villages: Bălnaca (Körösbánlaka), Bălnaca-Groși (Körösbánlakai erdő), Șuncuiuș and Zece Hotare (Révtízfalu).

At the 2011 census, of the inhabitants for whom data were available, 89.8% of inhabitants were Romanians, 7.9% Roma and 2.1% Hungarians.[1] Using the same parameters, the census counted 78.9% of inhabitants as Romanian Orthodox, 15.3% as Pentecostals, 3.2% as Baptists and 1.5% as Reformed.[2]

The commune features a clay mine operated by the Timișoara-based Bega Grup.[3]

Coordinates: 46°56′46″N 22°32′04″E / 46.94611°N 22.53444°E / 46.94611; 22.53444

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Romanian) Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on August 13, 2013
  2. ^ (Romanian) Romanian census data for religion, 2011; retrieved on August 13, 2013
  3. ^ (Romanian) "Company info" at the Bega Grup site; retrieved on November 27, 2013