Poienile Izei

Poienile Izei (Hungarian: Sajómező or Hungarian: Sajópolyána, Yiddish: פאליען-גלאד or Polien-Glod) is a commune in Maramureș County, Maramureș, Romania. The commune is composed of a single village, Poienile Izei, which was part of Botiza Commune until being split off in 1995.

Poienile Izei
Poienile Izei wooden church
Location in Maramureș County
Location in Maramureș County
Poienile Izei is located in Romania
Poienile Izei
Poienile Izei
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°42′N 24°7′E / 47.700°N 24.117°E / 47.700; 24.117Coordinates: 47°42′N 24°7′E / 47.700°N 24.117°E / 47.700; 24.117
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Mirela Bîrlea[1]
16.45 km2 (6.35 sq mi)
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
Vehicle reg.MM

At the 2002 census, 99.9% of inhabitants were Romanians and 0.1% Ukrainians. 100% were Romanian Orthodox.

The commune's Saint Parascheva Church was built in 1700 and is one of eight Wooden churches of Maramureș that are listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.[3]


  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" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.
  3. ^ "Wooden Churches of Maramureș". whc.unesco.org.