Săpânța

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Săpânța
Location in Maramureș County
Location in Maramureș County
Săpânța is located in Romania
Săpânța
Săpânța
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°58′19″N 23°41′49″E / 47.972°N 23.697°E / 47.972; 23.697Coordinates: 47°58′19″N 23°41′49″E / 47.972°N 23.697°E / 47.972; 23.697
Country Romania
CountyMaramureș
Area
139.17 km2 (53.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
2,903
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.MM

Săpânța (Romanian pronunciation: [səˈpɨnt͡sa]; Hungarian: Szaplonca; Slovak: Sapunka; Yiddish: Spinka or Shpinka) is a commune in Maramureș County, Maramureș, Romania, 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) northwest of Sighetu Marmației and just south of the river Tisza. It is composed of a single village, Săpânța.

It is known for its "Merry Cemetery" and was the original home of the Spinka dynasty of Hasidic Rebbes.

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  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.

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