Chisindia

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Chisindia
Commune
Chisindia is located in Romania
Chisindia
Chisindia
Coordinates: 46°17′N 22°6′E / 46.283°N 22.100°E / 46.283; 22.100
Country  Romania
County Arad County
Population (2002)[1] 1,580

Chisindia is a commune in Arad County, Romania.Chisindia lies in the southern part of the Sebiș Basin, at the foot of the Cuedului Hills, and it has a surface of 12928 ha. It is composed of three villages: Chisindia (situated at 92 km from Arad), Păiușeni and Văsoaia.

Population[edit]

According to the last census, the population of the commune counts 1580 inhabitants, out of which 98,2% are Romanians, 0,1% Hungarians, 1,5% Roms and 0,2% are of other or undeclared nationalities.

History[edit]

The first documentary record of the locality Chisindia dates back to 1349. Păiuşeni was mentioned in documents in 1574, while Văsoaia in 1574.

Economy[edit]

The economy of the commune is mainly agricultural, both component sectors are well-developed.

Coordinates: 46°16′59″N 22°06′00″E / 46.283°N 22.100°E / 46.283; 22.100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010