Băbeni, Sălaj

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Băbeni
Commune
Wooden church in Poieniţa
Wooden church in Poieniţa
Băbeni in Sălaj County
Băbeni in Sălaj County
Băbeni is located in Romania
Băbeni
Băbeni
Location on Romania
Coordinates: 47°18′40″N 23°24′12″E / 47.31111°N 23.40333°E / 47.31111; 23.40333
Country  Romania
County RO Județul Sălaj COA.svgSălaj County
Commune Băbeni
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Dorel Vancea (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area 53.89 km2 (20.81 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1] 1,713
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.comunababeni.ro

Băbeni (Hungarian: Aranymező) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Băbeni, Ciocmani (Csokmány), Cliţ (Csűrfalva), Piroşa (Pirosd) and Poieniţa (Kismező).

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Piroşa (built in the 19th century), historic monument[2]
  • Wooden Church in Poieniţa (built in the 19th century), historic monument[3]
  • Nature reserve Stanii Cliţului of Cliţ (16 ha) [4]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 47°18′09″N 23°24′04″E / 47.3025°N 23.4011°E / 47.3025; 23.4011