Săpânța

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Săpânța
Commune
Săpânța is located in Romania
Săpânța
Săpânța
Coordinates: 47°58′N 23°42′E / 47.967°N 23.700°E / 47.967; 23.700
Country  Romania
County Maramureș County
Population (2002)[1] 3,267
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Săpânța (Romanian pronunciation: [səˈpɨnt͡sa]; Hungarian: Szaplonca; Slovak: Sapunka; Yiddish: Spinka or Shpinka) is a commune in Maramureș County in northern Romania, 15 kilometers northwest of Sighet and just south of the Tisza River. It is composed of a single village, Săpânța.

It is known for its "Merry Cemetery" and was the original home of the Spinka dynasty of Hasidic Rebbes.

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

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Coordinates: 47°58′19″N 23°41′49″E / 47.972°N 23.697°E / 47.972; 23.697