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Location in Bihor County
Location in Bihor County
Șuncuiuș is located in Romania
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°56′46″N 22°32′04″E / 46.94611°N 22.53444°E / 46.94611; 22.53444Coordinates: 46°56′46″N 22°32′04″E / 46.94611°N 22.53444°E / 46.94611; 22.53444
Country Romania
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.BH

Șuncuiuș (Hungarian: Vársonkolyos) is a commune in Bihor County, Crișana, 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.[2] 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.[3]

The commune features a clay mine operated by the Timișoara-based Bega Grup.[4]


  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  2. ^ (in Romanian) Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on August 13, 2013
  3. ^ (in Romanian) Romanian census data for religion, 2011; retrieved on August 13, 2013
  4. ^ (in Romanian) "Company info" at the Bega Grup site; retrieved on November 27, 2013