Crișeni

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Crișeni
Cigányi
Commune
Crişeni in Sălaj County
Crişeni in Sălaj County
Crișeni is located in Romania
Crișeni
Crișeni
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°13′55″N 23°03′03″E / 47.23194°N 23.05083°E / 47.23194; 23.05083
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
Commune Crișeni
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Andrei Maior (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Area 32.77 km2 (12.65 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 2,443
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.primaria criseni.ro

Crișeni (Hungarian: Cigányi) is a commune in Sălaj County, Romania. It consists of three villages: Crișeni, Cristur-Crișeni (Szilágyfőkeresztúr) and Gârceiu (Szilágygörcsön).

Crișeni village was founded in 1387. The local economy consists of crafts, services, agriculture, trade and tourism.

Population[edit]

  • 2,443 people
  • 63% Romanian
  • 32% Hungarian
  • 4% Roma

Sights[edit]

  • Reformed Church in Cristur-Crișeni, built in the late 16th century, historic monument[2]

Coordinates: 47°14′N 23°3′E / 47.233°N 23.050°E / 47.233; 23.050

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