Csíkszék (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈt͡ʃiːkseːk]) was one of the Székely seats in the historical Székely Land.

Csíkszék
Seat of the Székely Land
11th century[citation needed]–1876
CapitalCsíksomlyó
Population 
• 1867
111,237
History
History 
• Settlement of the Székelys
11th century[citation needed]
• Administrative reform of the Kingdom of Hungary
1876
Today part ofRomania
Șumuleu Ciuc is the current name of the capital.

It administered two sub-seats (Hungarian: fiúszék, Latin: sedes filialis), namely Gyergyószék and Kászonszék. It was divided on the natural borders of the region, as the main territory of Csíkszék lay in the valley of the Olt River, Gyergyószék lay in the valley of the Maros river, while Kászonszék lay in the valley of the Kászon river.

PopulationEdit

The religious composition of Csíkszék's population in 1867 was as follows:

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Orbán, Balázs (1868). A Székelyföld leírása. Pest: Panda és Frohna Könyvnyomdája.