Poienile Izei

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Poienile Izei
Poienile Izei is located in Romania
Poienile Izei
Poienile Izei
Coordinates: 47°42′N 24°7′E / 47.700°N 24.117°E / 47.700; 24.117
Country  Romania
County Maramureș County
Area 16.07 km2 (6.20 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1] 1,028
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Poienile Izei (Hungarian: Sajómező) is a commune in Maramureș County, Romania. The commune is composed of a single village, Poienile Izei, which was part of Botiza Commune until being split off in 1995.

At the 2002 census, 99.9% of inhabitants were Romanians and 0.1% Ukrainians. 100% were Romanian Orthodox.

The commune's Saint Parascheva Church was built in 1700 and is one of eight Wooden Churches of Maramureș that are listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.[1]

Coordinates: 47°42′N 24°07′E / 47.700°N 24.117°E / 47.700; 24.117


  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Archived 2012-08-11 at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on March 1, 2010