Roșia, Sibiu

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Roșia
Commune
Location of Roșia
Location of Roșia
Country  Romania
County Sibiu County
Population (2002)[1] 4,827
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
The village of Daia and its fortified church.

Roșia (German: Rothberg; Hungarian: Veresmart) is a commune located in Sibiu County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Cașolț, Cornățel, Daia (formerly Daia Săsească), Nou, Nucet and Roșia.

Roșia village is the site of Roșia fortified church.

History[edit]

In 1910 the Agnita to Sibiu railway line was completed, with stations at Roșia, Cașolț and Cornățel; the line was closed in 2001. An active restoration group has since been formed aiming to restore the entire line to working condition.[2]

In Romanian In German In Hungarian
Cașolț Kastenholz Hermány
Cornățel Harbachdorf Hortobágyfalva
Daia Thalheim Dolmány
Nou Neudorf Szászújfalu
Nucet Johannisberg Szentjánoshegy
Roșia Rothberg Veresmart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ "Sibiu Agnita Railway Group". Retrieved 2 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 45°49′00″N 24°18′40″E / 45.8167°N 24.3111°E / 45.8167; 24.3111