Chieșd

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Chieşd
Commune
Wooden Church in Sighetu Silvaniei
Wooden Church in Sighetu Silvaniei
Commune Chieşd in Sălaj County
Commune Chieşd in Sălaj County
Chieşd is located in Romania
Chieşd
Chieşd
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°22′59″N 22°53′18″E / 47.38306°N 22.88833°E / 47.38306; 22.88833
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
Commune Chieşd
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Catană (Social Democratic Party)
Area 43.42 km2 (16.76 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 2,645
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.primariachiesd.ro

Chieşd (Hungarian: Szilágykövesd) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Chieşd, Colonia Sighetu Silvaniei (Szilágyszigettelep) and Sighetu Silvaniei (Szilágysziget).

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Sighetu Silvaniei, built in the 17th century (1632), historic monument[2]
  • Wooden Church in Chieşd, built in the 18th century, historic monument[3]

Coordinates: 47°23′N 22°53′E / 47.383°N 22.883°E / 47.383; 22.883

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