Ciucea

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Ciucea
Commune
Ciucea castle
Ciucea castle
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Ciucea is located in Romania
Ciucea
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°57′0″N 22°48′0″E / 46.95000°N 22.80000°E / 46.95000; 22.80000Coordinates: 46°57′0″N 22°48′0″E / 46.95000°N 22.80000°E / 46.95000; 22.80000
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1384
Commune seat Ciucea
Villages Ciucea, Vânători
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Popa
Area
 • Total 46.56 km2 (17.98 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 1,723
 • Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]
Website http://www.cjcluj.ro/ciucea/

Ciucea (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈtʃutʃa]; Hungarian: Csucsa, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈtʃutʃɒ]; German: Tschetsch) is a commune of Cluj County, Romania, situated 20 km northwest of Huedin on the right bank of the Crişul Repede River. It is composed of two villages, Ciucea and Vânători (Börvény). It also included three other villages from 1968 to 2002, when these were split off to form Negreni Commune.

Endre Ady lived in the Castle during World War I, when it was owned by the family of his wife Berta Boncza.

The Octavian Goga Memorial House is located in Ciucea.

Demographics[edit]

According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 4,426 people living in this town. Of this population, 99.23% are ethnic Romanians, 0.61% are ethnic Hungarians and 0.09% ethnic Roma.[3]

Picture gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  • Atlasul localităţilor judeţului Cluj (Cluj County Localities Atlas), Suncart Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, ISBN 973-86430-0-7

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Retrieved May 4, 2008. 
  2. ^ x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
  3. ^ http://www.edrc.ro/recensamant.jsp?regiune_id=2140&judet_id=2295&localitate_id=2325