Lechința

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For the village in Mureș County, see Iernut. For the village in Satu Mare County, see Călinești-Oaș.
Lechința
Commune
Country  Romania
County Bistrița-Năsăud County
Population (2011)[1] 5,505
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lechința (German: Lechnitz; Hungarian: Szászlekence) is a commune in Bistrița-Năsăud County, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Bungard (Szászbongárd), Chiraleș (Kerlés), Lechința, Sângeorzu Nou (Szászszentgyörgy), Sâniacob (Szászszentjakab), Țigău (Cegőtelke) and Vermeș (Vermes).

At the 2011 census, 72% of inhabitants were Romanians, 19.2% Roma, 8.4% Hungarians and 0.2% Germans.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on April 18, 2012

Coordinates: 47°01′10″N 24°20′01″E / 47.0194°N 24.3336°E / 47.0194; 24.3336