Băbeni, Sălaj

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Băbeni
Commune
Wooden church in Poieniţa
Wooden church in Poieniţa
Commune Băbeni in Sălaj County
Commune Băbeni in Sălaj County
Băbeni is located in Romania
Băbeni
Băbeni
Location on Romania
Coordinates: 47°18′40″N 23°24′12″E / 47.31111°N 23.40333°E / 47.31111; 23.40333
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.pngSălaj County
Commune Băbeni
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Dorel Vancea (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area 53.89 km2 (20.81 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1] 1,713
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.comunababeni.ro

Băbeni (Hungarian: Aranymező) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Băbeni, Ciocmani (Csokmány), Cliţ (Csűrfalva), Piroşa (Pirosd) and Poieniţa (Kismező).

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Piroşa (built in the 19th century), historic monument[2]
  • Wooden Church in Poieniţa (built in the 19th century), historic monument[3]
  • Nature reserve Stanii Cliţului of Cliţ (16 ha) [4]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 47°18′09″N 23°24′04″E / 47.3025°N 23.4011°E / 47.3025; 23.4011