Gârda de Sus

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Gârda de Sus
Commune
Exterioare Garda de Sus (2).JPG
Location in Alba County
Location in Alba County
Gârda de Sus is located in Romania
Gârda de Sus
Gârda de Sus
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°27′N 22°49′E / 46.450°N 22.817°E / 46.450; 22.817
Country  Romania
County Alba County
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 1,865
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Gârda de Sus (Hungarian: Felsőgirda; German: Obergierd) is a commune located in Alba County, Romania. It has a population of 1,865, and is composed of seventeen villages: Biharia, Dealu Frumos, Dealu Ordâncușii, Dobrești, Gârda de Sus, Gârda Seacă (Alsógirda), Ghețari (Jégbarlang), Hănășești, Huzărești, Izvoarele, Munună, Ocoale, Plai, Pliști, Scoarța, Snide and Sucești.

The main village of the comune is located 30 km northwest of Câmpeni. It houses a wooded church built in 1792 with naive paintings inside. It is also the starting point for the hikes to the Ordâncușa gorges, the glacier of Scărișoara and the Padiș plateau.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Romanian) "Gârda de Sus", at the Erdélyi Magyar Adatbank's Recensământ 2002; Retrieved on September 4, 2009

Coordinates: 46°27′N 22°49′E / 46.450°N 22.817°E / 46.450; 22.817