—  Commune  —
A picturesque view of Recea-Cristur with snow powdered cottages and hills.
Location of Recea-Cristur
Coordinates: 47°04′49″N 23°31′22″E / 47.08028°N 23.52278°E / 47.08028; 23.52278Coordinates: 47°04′49″N 23°31′22″E / 47.08028°N 23.52278°E / 47.08028; 23.52278
Country Romania
County Cluj County
Component villages Căprioara, Ciubanca, Ciubăncuţa, Elciu, Escu, Jurca, Osoi, Pustuţa, Recea-Cristur
 – Mayor Alexandru Laurian Rus (PNL; since 2004)
 – Total 76.19 km2 (29.4 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 – Total 1,704
 – Density 22.4/km2 (57.9/sq mi)
Postal code 407480

Recea-Cristur (Hungarian: Récekeresztúr) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. In Romanian, "recea" refers to a cold place. The commune is composed of nine villages: Căprioara, Ciubanca, Ciubăncuţa, Elciu, Escu, Jurca, Osoi, Pustuţa and Recea-Cristur.


The first documentary mention of the village of Recea-Cristur dates back to the year 1320.


According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 1,701 people living in this commune. Of this population, 89.24% are ethnic Romanians, 9.93% ethnic Rroma and 0.76% are ethnic Hungarians.[1]


  • Atlasul localităţilor judeţului Cluj (Cluj County Localities Atlas), Suncart Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, ISBN 973-86430-0-7

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