Sic (Hungarian: Szék; German: Secken) is a commune in Cluj County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Sic.

Sic
Szék
The wooden church "The Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel" from Sic
The wooden church "The Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel" from Sic
Location in Cluj County
Location in Cluj County
Sic is located in Romania
Sic
Sic
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°55′47″N 23°53′47″E / 46.92972°N 23.89639°E / 46.92972; 23.89639Coordinates: 46°55′47″N 23°53′47″E / 46.92972°N 23.89639°E / 46.92972; 23.89639
CountryRomania
CountyCluj
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Ioan Sallai[1] (Ind.)
Area
56.37 km2 (21.76 sq mi)
Elevation
294 m (965 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
2,459
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
407540
Area code+40 x64
Vehicle reg.CJ
Websitewww.szek-sic.ro/en

A former salt-mining town, the commune is located in the eastern part of the county, in the Transylvanian Plain, 15 km (9.3 mi) south of Gherla and 39 km (24 mi) northeast of the county seat, Cluj-Napoca.

DemographyEdit

At the 2011 census, 93.8% of inhabitants were Hungarians, 3.6% Romanians and 0.4% Roma.[3] At the 2002 census, 75% were Hungarian Reformed, 10% Seventh Day Adventists, 6.6% Roman Catholics and 3.7% Romanian Orthodox.[4]

NativesEdit

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. ^ Tab8. Populaţia stabilă după etnie – judeţe, municipii, oraşe, comune, 2011 census results, Institutul Național de Statistică, accessed 17 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Structura Etno-demografică a României".
  • Atlasul localităților județului Cluj (Cluj County Localities Atlas), Suncart Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, ISBN 973-86430-0-7