Saschiz

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Saschiz
The fortified church seen from the peasant citadel
The fortified church seen from the peasant citadel
Location in Mureș County
Location in Mureș County
Saschiz is located in Romania
Saschiz
Saschiz
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°11′N 24°58′E / 46.183°N 24.967°E / 46.183; 24.967Coordinates: 46°11′N 24°58′E / 46.183°N 24.967°E / 46.183; 24.967
Country Romania
CountyMureș
Government
 • MayorOvidiu Șoaita
Population
 (2011)[1]
1,965
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.MS

Saschiz (German: Keisd; Hungarian: Szászkézd, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈsaːskeːzd]; Transylvanian Saxon dialect: Kisd) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It has a population of 2,048: 88% Romanians, 5% Germans, 4% Hungarians and 3% Roma. It is composed of three villages: Cloașterf, Mihai Viteazu (Zoltan until 1932) and Saschiz.

Saschiz, with its 15th-century church, is part of the World Heritage Site Villages with fortified churches in Transylvania, designated in 1999 by UNESCO.

In Romanian In German In Hungarian
Cloașterf Klosdorf Miklóstelke
Mihai Viteazu Zoltendorf Zoltán
Saschiz Keisd Szászkézd

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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.