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The village from the peak Perkő
The village from the peak Perkő
Coat of arms of Sânzieni
Coat of arms
Location of Sânzieni
Location of Sânzieni
Coordinates: 46°03′0″N 26°08′0″E / 46.05000°N 26.13333°E / 46.05000; 26.13333Coordinates: 46°03′0″N 26°08′0″E / 46.05000°N 26.13333°E / 46.05000; 26.13333
Country  Romania
County Covasna County
Status Commune
 • Mayor István László (Independent)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,563
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Sânzieni (Hungarian: Kézdiszentlélek, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈkeːzdisɛntleːlɛk]) is a commune in Covasna County, Transylvania, Romania composed of four villages:

  • Cașinu Mic / Kiskászon
  • Petriceni / Kézdikővár
  • Sânzieni / Kézdiszentlélek
  • Valea Seacă / Kézdiszárazpatak


Sânzieni formed part of the Székely Land region of the historical Transylvania province. Until 1918, the village belonged to the Háromszék County of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania.


The commune has an absolute Székely Hungarian majority. According to the 2011 census, it has a population of 4,563, of which 99.17% or 4,525 are Hungarian.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Sânzieni is twinned with:

Historical Map - Josephinische Landaufnahme 1769-1773


  1. ^ "Újbuda története" [Újbuda - New in History, Twin Towns]. Rafia.hu (in Hungarian). Archived from the original on 2013-05-21. Retrieved 2013-08-11.