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Beltiug (Hungarian: Krasznabéltek, : [ˈkrɒsnɒbeːltɛk]) is a commune of 3,147 inhabitants situated in Satu Mare County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of six villages:
In Romanian / in Hungarian:Beltiug / Krasznabéltek
Bolda / Alsóboldád
Ghirișa / Géres
Giungi / Gyöngy
Rătești / Szakasz
Șandra / Krasznasándorfalu
The original name of Giungi village was Perlu ("pearl"), first documented in 1215. The original settlers were Germans (Satu Mare Swabians). The name was translated to Hungarian as "Gyöngy", and Romanians took it over as Giungi. It lies at 40 km away from Satu Mare. The Crasna River crosses the village. At the beginning of the 20th century, a significant number of villagers emigrated to the United States, and most of them settled in Aurora, Illinois.Coordonates: 47.5667 lat.; 22.7833 long.
Population: 203 (2002).
It has a Greek-Catholic and an Orthodox church; in the center of the village, between the two churches, there is also one small shop.