Ieud

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Ieud
Commune
Wooden church.
Ieud is located in Romania
Ieud
Ieud
Coordinates: 47°40′40″N 24°14′1.2″E / 47.67778°N 24.233667°E / 47.67778; 24.233667
Country  Romania
County Maramureș County
Population (2002)[1] 4,223
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ieud (Hungarian: Jód, Yiddish: יועד) is a commune in Maramureș County in northern Romania. The commune is situated in the central part of Maramureș County, on the banks of the Ieudișor, a tributary of the Iza River. It is composed of a single village, Ieud.

History[edit]

The commune was first mentioned in 1391 in a manuscript called the Codicele de la Ieud. This was found in Ieud's Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God.[2] The church is the oldest of eight Wooden Churches of Maramureş that are listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.[3]

Natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ "UNESCO's World Heritage List from Romania". Cimec.ro. Retrieved 2013-03-26. 
  3. ^ "Wooden Churches of Maramureş - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. 1999-12-02. Retrieved 2013-03-26.