Jucu

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Jucu
Location of Jucu
Location of Jucu
Coordinates: 46°51′18″N 23°47′36″E / 46.85500°N 23.79333°E / 46.85500; 23.79333Coordinates: 46°51′18″N 23°47′36″E / 46.85500°N 23.79333°E / 46.85500; 23.79333
CountryRomania
CountyCluj County
Component villagesGădălin, Juc-Herghelie, Jucu de Mijloc, Jucu de Sus, Vișea
Government
 • TypeMayor
Population
 (2002)
 • Total4,120

Jucu (Hungarian: Zsuk; German: Schucken) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Gădălin (Kötelend), Juc-Herghelie (Zsukiménes), Jucu de Mijloc (Nemeszsuk), commune centre Jucu de Sus (Felsőzsuk) and Vișea (Visa).

Economy[edit]

In 2007, Nokia started a €200 million investment in Jucu, building a cellphone factory that had 4000 employees and has begun production in 2008. The factory closed in 2011.[1]

German car components manufacturer Bosch also opened a factory in Jucu and a centre dedicated for training students in the dual educational system. [2]

Population[edit]

Census,[3][4] Ethnicity
Year Population Romanians Hungarians Germans Roma people Other
1850 2529 2126 242 2 109 50
1880 2584 2029 437 6 112
1890 3055 2404 601 6 44
1900 3314 2608 648 29 29
1910 3799 3010 737 7 45
1920 3893 3266 575 52
1930 4382 3691 630 4 33 24
1930 4382 3649 635 4 68 26
1941 5238 4295 909 6 10 18
1956 5841 5027 773 2 33 6
1966 5452 4760 690 1 1
2002 4086 3524 516 1 43 2

Buildings and administration[edit]

High-power broadcasting station: 3 masts 165 metres tall. The station broadcasts on 909 kHz with 200 kW and 1152 kHz with 950 kW.

Jucu is administered by a mayor and a local council composed of 13 councilors.

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