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

Săuca
Sződemeter
Location in Satu Mare County
Location in Satu Mare County
Săuca is located in Romania
Săuca
Săuca
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°29′N 22°28′E / 47.483°N 22.467°E / 47.483; 22.467Coordinates: 47°29′N 22°28′E / 47.483°N 22.467°E / 47.483; 22.467
CountryRomania
CountySatu Mare
Area
52.70 km2 (20.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
1,376
 • Density26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.SM
In Romanian In Hungarian
Becheni Pele
Cean Tasnádcsány
Chisău Keszi
Săuca Sződemeter
Silvaș Tasnádszilvás
Statue of Ferenc Kölcsey in Săuca

DemographicsEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  2. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 22, 2010