Băsești

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For the commune in Teleorman County, see Călmățuiu de Sus; for the commune in Vaslui County, see Viișoara, Vaslui.
Băsești
Commune
Wooden Church in Sălişte
Wooden Church in Sălişte
Băsești Commune in Maramureș County
Băsești Commune in Maramureș County
Băsești is located in Romania
Băsești
Băsești
Băsești within Romania
Coordinates: 47°28′50″N 23°08′46″E / 47.48056°N 23.14611°E / 47.48056; 23.14611
Country  Romania
County Actual Maramures county CoA.png Maramureș County
Commune Băsești
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Călăuz (since 2008) (Independent)
Population (2002)[1] 1,608
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Băsești (Hungarian: Szilágyillésfalva) is a commune in Maramureș County, northern Romania. It is composed of four villages: Băsești, Odești (Vadafalva), Săliște (Kecskésfalva) and Stremț (Bükktótfalu).

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Odești, built in the 19th century (1832)
  • Wooden Church in Săliște, built in the 20th century (1902)
  • Gheorghe Pop de Băsești Memorial House

Famous people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Archived September 4, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on March 1, 2010

Coordinates: 47°17′N 23°54′E / 47.29°N 23.9°E / 47.29; 23.9