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Ciucea castle
Ciucea castle
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Ciucea is located in Romania
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°57′13″N 22°48′27″E / 46.95361°N 22.80750°E / 46.95361; 22.80750Coordinates: 46°57′13″N 22°48′27″E / 46.95361°N 22.80750°E / 46.95361; 22.80750
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1384
Commune seat Ciucea
Villages Ciucea, Vânători
 • Mayor Ioan Popa
 • 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]

Ciucea (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈtʃʲutʃe̯a]; Hungarian: Csucsa, pronounced [ˈt͡ʃut͡ʃɒ]; 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.


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]

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


  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Archived from the original on January 17, 2010. 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
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