Desești

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Desești
Commune
Desești wooden church
Desești is located in Romania
Desești
Desești
Coordinates: 47°46′N 23°51′E / 47.767°N 23.850°E / 47.767; 23.850
Country  Romania
County Maramureș County
Population (2002)[1] 2,633
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Desești (Hungarian: Desze) is a commune in Maramureș County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Desești, Hărnicești (Hernécs) and Mara (Krácsfalva).

The commune's Saint Parascheva Church was built in 1770 and is one of eight Wooden Churches of Maramureș that are listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.[1]

Coordinates: 47°46′N 23°51′E / 47.767°N 23.850°E / 47.767; 23.850

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010