Remeți

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For the village in Bihor County, see Bulz.
Remeți
Ремета
Commune
Country  Romania
County Maramureș County
Population (2011)[1] 3,043
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Remeți (Ukrainian: Ремета; Hungarian: Pálosremete; German: Remetz) is a commune in Maramureș County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Piatra, Remeți and Teceu Mic.

In Romanian In Ukrainian In Hungarian
Piatra Каминиця Kövesláz or Ferencvölgye
Remeți Ремета Pálosremete
Teceu Mic Тячів Kistécső

The village of Piatra includes the hamlet of Valea lui Francisc, known in German as Franzenthal. This was among the places in Romania where Zipser Germans settled and spoke their dialect of Zipserisch.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Claus Stephani, Volkserzählungen der Zipser in Nordrumänien (1983), p. 271: "So entstand Franzenthal (Valea lui Francisc), ein Weiler, der heute zur Gemeinde Remetz gehört und nach dem ersten Hüttenbesitzer, Graf Franz von Käroly, benannt worden ist." (Thus Franzenthal [Valea lui Francisc] arose, a hamlet which is today a part of the commune of Remetz [Remeți] and was named after the owner of the first huts there, Count Franz von Käroly.)
  3. ^ Hans Gehl, Interethnische Beziehungen im rumänisch-ungarisch-ukrainischen Kontaktraum vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart (1999), p. 500: "[...] Teceul şi Piatra I (Valea lui Francisc) şi Piatra II (Huţa). [...] Piatra sau Huţa - este un cătun care alături de Teceul Mic aparține de Remeți." (Teceu and Piatra I [Valea lui Francisc] and Piatra II [Huţa]. Piatra or Huţa - is a hamlet that together with Teceu Mic is part of Remeți.)

Coordinates: 47°35′N 23°23′E / 47.59°N 23.38°E / 47.59; 23.38