Chieșd

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Chieșd
Commune
Wooden Church in Sighetu Silvaniei
Wooden Church in Sighetu Silvaniei
Chieșd in Sălaj County
Chieșd in Sălaj County
Chieșd is located in Romania
Chieșd
Chieșd
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°22′59″N 22°53′18″E / 47.38306°N 22.88833°E / 47.38306; 22.88833
Country  Romania
County Actual Salaj county CoA.png Sălaj County
Commune Chieșd
Historic region Transylvania
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Catană (Social Democratic Party)
Area 43.42 km2 (16.76 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 2,645
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.primariachiesd.ro

Chieșd (Hungarian: Szilágykövesd) is a commune located in Sălaj County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Chieșd, Colonia Sighetu Silvaniei (Szilágyszigettelep) and Sighetu Silvaniei (Szilágysziget).

Sights[edit]

  • Wooden Church in Sighetu Silvaniei, built in the 17th century (1632), historic monument[2]
  • Wooden Church in Chieșd, built in the 18th century, historic monument[3]

Coordinates: 47°23′N 22°53′E / 47.383°N 22.883°E / 47.383; 22.883

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Archived September 9, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ welcometoromania.ro - Wooden Church in Sighetu Silvaniei, Sălaj County, retrieved on May 10, 2012
  3. ^ welcometoromania.ro - Wooden Church in Chieșd, retrieved on May 10, 2012