Jucu (Hungarian: Zsuk; German: Schucken) is a commune in Cluj County, Transylvania, 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).

Jucu
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Jucu is located in Romania
Jucu
Jucu
Location in Romania
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
SubdivisionsGădălin, Juc-Herghelie, Jucu de Mijloc, Jucu de Sus, Vișea
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Valentin-Dorel Pojar[1] (PSD)
Population
 (2011)[2]
4,270
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.CJ

EconomyEdit

In 2007, Nokia started a €200 million investment in Jucu, building a cellphone factory that had 4000 employees. It had begun production in 2008, but the factory closed in 2011.[3]

German car components manufacturer Bosch also opened a factory in Jucu and a centre dedicated for training students in the dual educational system. [4]

PopulationEdit

Census,[5][6] 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 administrationEdit

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.

NativesEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.
  3. ^ "România lucrului prost făcut. Jucu, "comuna Nokia", are două baze sportive de milioane, dar nu are canalizare".
  4. ^ "Bosch opens training center for students near Cluj".
  5. ^ Varga E. Árpád: Erdély etnikai és felekezeti statisztikája (1850-1992)
  6. ^ Ethnocultural Diversity Resource Center