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Location of Reci
Location of Reci
Coordinates: 45°51′0″N 25°56′0″E / 45.85000°N 25.93333°E / 45.85000; 25.93333Coordinates: 45°51′0″N 25°56′0″E / 45.85000°N 25.93333°E / 45.85000; 25.93333
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
 • Mayor Lajos Dálnoki (Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania)
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,234
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Reci (Hungarian: Réty, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈreːc]) is a commune in Covasna County, Romania composed of four villages:

  • Aninoasa / Egerpatak
  • Bita / Bita
  • Reci
  • Saciova / Szacsva

It also included Comolău (Komolló) village until 1968, when it was disestablished.


A Roman settlement was discovered near Reci, from the 4th century, belonging to the Sântana de Mureș culture. A settlement and a grave from the 10th-11th centuries were discovered on the right bank of the Negru River. Until 1918, the village belonged to the Háromszék County of the Austro-Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.


The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 Census it has a population of 2,234 of which 98.88% or 2,209 are Hungarian.

Twin towns[edit]

 Hungary: Abony