Băiuț

Băiuț (Hungarian: Erzsébetbánya) is a commune in Maramureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Baiuț, Strâmbu-Băiuț (Kohóvölgy), and Poiana Botizii (Rákosfalva).

Băiuț
Erzsébetbánya
Wooden Church in Poiana Botizii
Wooden Church in Poiana Botizii
Location in Maramureș County
Location in Maramureș County
Băiuț is located in Romania
Băiuț
Băiuț
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°36′50″N 23°59′45″E / 47.61389°N 23.99583°E / 47.61389; 23.99583
CountryRomania
CountyMaramureș
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Viorica Maciuc[1] (PNL)
Area
113.60 km2 (43.86 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
2,340
 • Density21/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.MM
Websitewww.comunabaiut.ro

GeographyEdit

The commune is situated in the central part of the county, on the upper course of the Lăpuș River, 80 km (50 mi) southeast of the city of Baia Mare. The commune is at an altitude of 600 m (2,000 ft).

PopulationEdit

At the 2011 census, 64.8% of inhabitants were Romanians and 34.8% Hungarians.

NativesEdit

SightsEdit

  • Wooden Church in Poiana Botizii, built in the 19th century (1825), historic monument
  • Black Pond Nature Reserve (1,00 ha), natural monument[3]
  • “Botiza Glade” Bone Cave Nature Reserve (0,50 ha), natural monument[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  3. ^ marasilva.ro - Maramureș Forest Directorate; retrieved on May 27, 2012
  4. ^ marasilva.ro - Botiza Glade Bone Cave, Maramureș Forest Directorate; retrieved on May 27, 2012