Dezna

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Dezna
Commune
Dezna is located in Romania
Dezna
Dezna
Coordinates: 46°24′N 22°15′E / 46.400°N 22.250°E / 46.400; 22.250
Country  Romania
County Arad County
Population (2002)[1] 1,523

Dezna (Hungarian: Dézna) is a commune in Arad County, Romania. Located in the Dezna River valley about 7 km from Sebiş, it is composed of five villages: Buhani (Bajnokfalva), Dezna, Laz (Déznaláz), Neagra (Kisfeketefalu) and Slatina de Criș (Mikószlatina).

Population[edit]

According to the 2002, the population of the commune was 1523 inhabitants, out of which 98.2% are Romanians, 0.6% Hungarians, 0.7% Roma and 0.5% are of other or undeclared nationalities.

History[edit]

The first documentary record of Dezna dates back to 1318. Buhani was attested documentarily in 1441, Laz between 1553- 1561, while Neagra and Slatina de Criș in 1553.

Economy[edit]

The economy of the commune is mainly agricultural, farming, livestock-breeding and conversion of timber are well represented.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 46°24′N 22°15′E / 46.400°N 22.250°E / 46.400; 22.250