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For the village in Mureș County, see Iernut. For the village in Satu Mare County, see Călinești-Oaș.
Country  Romania
County Bistrița-Năsăud County
Population (2011)[1] 5,505
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lechința (German: Lechnitz; Hungarian: Szászlekence) is a commune in Bistrița-Năsăud County, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Bungard, Chiraleș, Lechința, Sângeorzu Nou, Sâniacob, Țigău and Vermeș.

At the 2011 census, 72% of inhabitants were Romanians, 19.2% Roma, 8.4% Hungarians and 0.2% Germans.

In Romanian In German In Hungarian
Bungard Baumgarten bei Bistritz Szászbongárd
Chiraleș Kyrieleis Kerlés
Lechința Lechnitz Szászlekence
Sângeorzu Nou Sankt Georgen Szászszentgyörgy
Sâniacob Jakobsdorf bei Bistritz Szászszentjakab
Țigău Zagendorf Cegőtelke
Vermeș Wermesch Vermes


  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011; retrieved on April 18, 2012

Coordinates: 47°01′10″N 24°20′01″E / 47.0194°N 24.3336°E / 47.0194; 24.3336