Baia de Criş

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Baia de Criș
Commune
Baia de Criş is located in Romania
Baia de Criș
Coordinates: 46°10′N 22°43′E / 46.167°N 22.717°E / 46.167; 22.717Coordinates: 46°10′N 22°43′E / 46.167°N 22.717°E / 46.167; 22.717
Country  Romania
County Hunedoara County
Population (2002)[1] 3,031
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Baia de Criș (Hungarian: Körösbánya) is a commune in Hunedoara County, Romania. It is a collection of nine villages: Baia de Criș, Baldovin (Báldovin), Căraci (Karács), Cărăstău (Karasztó), Lunca (Lunka), Rișca (Riska), Rișculița (Riskulica), Țebea (Cebe) and Văleni.

The village of Țebea is where the Revolt of Horea, Cloșca and Crișan started in 1784, and marks the death place and burial site of Avram Iancu.


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  1. Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010