Blandiana

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Blandiana
Location in Alba County
Location in Alba County
Blandiana is located in Romania
Blandiana
Blandiana
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 45°58′N 23°23′E / 45.967°N 23.383°E / 45.967; 23.383
Country Romania
CountyAlba County
Population
(2002)[1]
 • Total1,187
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Blandiana (German: Stumpach; Hungarian: Maroskarna) is a commune located in Alba County, Romania. It has a population of 1,187 and is composed of five villages: Acmariu (Akmár), Blandiana, Ibru, Poieni and Răcătău (Rakató).

Attractions[edit]

  • Wooden church (1768, renovated in the 19th century) in Acmariu village
  • Piatra Tomii Nature Reserve
  • The Romanian Orthodox Church of the Holy Archangels, replacing a wooden church built in 1890. The new church is different from others because of the wooden bell tower. The relatively low nave with a semicircular wooden ceiling extends over the apse.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Romanian) "Blandiana", at the Erdélyi Magyar Adatbank's Recensământ 2002; Retrieved on April 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Ansicht der orthodoxen Kirche von Blandiana" [View of the Blandiana's Orthodox Church] (in German). Archived from the original on 14 December 2009. Retrieved 14 January 2010.

Coordinates: 45°58′N 23°23′E / 45.967°N 23.383°E / 45.967; 23.383