Băiuț

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Băiuţ
Erzsébetbánya
Commune
Wooden Church in Poiana Botizii
Wooden Church in Poiana Botizii
Commune Băiuţ in Maramureş County
Commune Băiuţ in Maramureş County
Băiuţ is located in Romania
Băiuţ
Băiuţ
Băiuţ in Romania
Coordinates: 47°35′50″N 23°59′51″E / 47.59722°N 23.99750°E / 47.59722; 23.99750
Country  Romania
County Actual Maramures county CoA.png Maramureş County
Commune Băiuţ
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Mihai Ceteraş (since 2008) (Conservative Party)
Area 113,60 km2 (4,390 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1] 2,278
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Băiuţ (Hungarian: Erzsébetbánya) is a commune in Maramureş County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Baiuţ, Strâmbu-Băiuţ (Kohóvölgy) and Poiana Botizii (Rákosfalva).

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the upper level of the River Lăpuş, 80 kilometers southeast of the city of Baia Mare. The commune is at a height of 600 metres.

Population[edit]

At the 2011 census, 64.8% of inhabitants were Romanians and 34.8% Hungarians.

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Poiana Botizii, built in the 19th century (1825), historic monument
  • Black Pond Nature Reserve (1,00 ha), natural monument[2]
  • “Botiza Glade” Bone Cave Nature Reserve (0,50 ha), natural monument[3]

Coordinates: 47°37′N 24°00′E / 47.617°N 24.000°E / 47.617; 24.000

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