Sâncrăieni or Csíkszentkirály (

) is a commune in Harghita County, Romania.


The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2002 census it has a population of 6,194 of which 98.13% or 6,078 are Hungarian.

  • Since 2004 Leliceni (Csíkszentlélek) forms an independent commune with the villages of Fitod (Fitód), Hosasău (Hosszúaszó) and Misentea (Csíkmindszent).
  • Since 2004 Sântimbru (Csíkszentimre) forms an independent commune with the village and resort of Sântimbru-Băi (Szentimrefürdő).


The famous Hungarian noble family, the Counts Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály et Krasznahorka is originated from the village.

Communes and villages in TransylvaniaHarghita County

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