Horoatu Crasnei

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Horoatu Crasnei
Commune
Orthodox Church in Horoatu Crasnei
Orthodox Church in Horoatu Crasnei
Commune Horoatu Crasnei in Sălaj County
Commune Horoatu Crasnei in Sălaj County
Horoatu Crasnei is located in Romania
Horoatu Crasnei
Horoatu Crasnei
Horoatu Crasnei within Romania
Coordinates: 47°07′32″N 22°53′55″E / 47.12556°N 22.89861°E / 47.12556; 22.89861
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
Commune Horoatu Crasnei
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Iosif Şimon (Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party)
Area 84.39 km2 (32.58 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 2,838
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.comunahoroatucrasnei.ro

Horoatu Crasnei (Hungarian: Krasznahorvát) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania.

Villages[edit]

The commune is composed of four villages: Horoatu Crasnei, Hurez (Bagolyfalu), Stârciu (Bogdánháza) and Şeredeiu (Sereden).

Stârciu[edit]

Stârciu is a village in Horoatu Crasnei commune.

In 1910, the village had 1,505 inhabitants: 1,453 Romanians and 25 Hungarians.[2] The first historical accounts of the village was in 1341. Until 1919 the village was part of the Kingdom of Hungary's Szilágy county; it was again part of Hungary during World War II (1940 to 1944).

Sights[edit]

  • Reformed Church in Horoatu Crasnei, built in the 15th century, historic monument[3]
  • Orthodox Church in Horoatu Crasnei, built in the 18th century[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ A történelmi Magyarország atlasza és adattára 1914. László Zentai and Pál Kósa. Pécs: Talma Kiadó. 2003. ISBN 963-85683-4-8. 
  3. ^ welcometoromania.ro - Reformed Church in Horoatu Crasnei, Sălaj County, retrieved on Mai 17, 2012
  4. ^ welcometoromania.ro - Orthodox Church in Horoatu Crasnei, Sălaj County, retrieved on May 17, 2012

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 47°08′N 22°53′E / 47.133°N 22.883°E / 47.133; 22.883