Băiuț

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Băiuț
Erzsébetbánya
Commune
Wooden Church in Poiana Botizii
Wooden Church in Poiana Botizii
Băiuț Commune in Maramureș County
Băiuț Commune in Maramureș County
Băiuț is located in Romania
Băiuț
Băiuț
Băiuț in Romania
Coordinates: 47°35′50″N 23°59′51″E / 47.59722°N 23.99750°E / 47.59722; 23.99750
Country  Romania
County Actual Maramures county CoA.png Maramureș County
Commune Băiuț
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Mihai Ceteraș (since 2008) (Social Democratic Party)
Area 113.60 km2 (43.86 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1] 2,278
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Băiuț (Hungarian: Erzsébetbánya) is a commune in Maramureș County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Baiuț, Strâmbu-Băiuț (Kohóvölgy) and Poiana Botizii (Rákosfalva).

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the upper level of the River Lăpuș, 80 kilometers southeast of the city of Baia Mare. The commune is at a height of 600 metres.

Population[edit]

At the 2011 census, 64.8% of inhabitants were Romanians and 34.8% Hungarians.

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Poiana Botizii, built in the 19th century (1825), historic monument
  • Black Pond Nature Reserve (1,00 ha), natural monument[2]
  • “Botiza Glade” Bone Cave Nature Reserve (0,50 ha), natural monument[3]

Coordinates: 47°37′N 24°00′E / 47.617°N 24.000°E / 47.617; 24.000

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