Săuca

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Săuca
Sződemeter
Commune
Săuca is located in Romania
Săuca
Săuca
Coordinates: 47°29′N 22°28′E / 47.483°N 22.467°E / 47.483; 22.467
Country  Romania
County Satu Mare County
Population (2002)[1] 1,468
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Săuca (Hungarian: Sződemeter, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈsøːdɛmɛtɛr]) is a commune of 1,470 inhabitants situated in Satu Mare County, Romania. It is composed of five villages:

In Romanian In Hungarian
Becheni Pele
Cean Tasnádcsány
Chisău Keszi
Săuca Sződemeter
Silvaș Tasnádszilvás
Statue of Ferenc Kölcsey in Săuca

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups (2002 census):[2]

According to mother tongue, 51.63% of the population speak Romanian, while 36.64% speak Hungarian as their first language.

Ferenc Kölcsey, the author of the Hungarian national anthem, was born here in 1790.

Location of Săuca in Satu Mare County

Coordinates: 47°29′N 22°28′E / 47.483°N 22.467°E / 47.483; 22.467

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 22, 2010