Madéfalva) is a commune in Harghita County, Romania.
- As of 2004 the village of Ciceu (Csíkcsicsó) forms an
independent commune with the village of Ciaracio (Csaracsó).
- The village of Racu (Csíkrákos) along with the village of Satu Nou
(Göröcsfalva) also forms its own commune.
The commune has an absolute Székely (Hungarian)
majority. According to the 2002 census it has a population of 6,906 of
which 96.79% or 6,684 are Hungarian.Since 2004 the village itself is
an independent commune with a population of 2,764.
The Massacre at Madéfalva
7th 1764 took place here. 200 Székely were executed by Maria Theresa
of Austria's Habsburg army as the local Székely Hungarians refused to
join the Austro-Hungarian armed forces. Following this the Székely
people began to flee the region crossing the Carpathian Mountains into
Bukovina and Moldova to the east. The massacre's Latin name is
interestingly enough spells out the year 1764 in Roman Numerals if one
removes the S at the beginning.A monument to the massacre was erected
on October 8th 1905.