Sânmihaiu de Câmpie

Sânmihaiu de Câmpie (Hungarian: Mezőszentmihály) is a commune in Bistrița-Năsăud County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Brăteni (Mezőbarátfalva), La Curte (Köbölkútitanyák), Sălcuța (Fűzkút), Sânmihaiu de Câmpie, Stupini (Mezősolymos) and Zoreni (Lompérd).

Sânmihaiu de Câmpie
Wooden church from Sălcuța
Wooden church from Sălcuța
Coat of arms of Sânmihaiu de Câmpie
Location in Bistrița-Năsăud County
Location in Bistrița-Năsăud County
Sânmihaiu de Câmpie is located in Romania
Sânmihaiu de Câmpie
Sânmihaiu de Câmpie
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°54′N 24°20′E / 46.900°N 24.333°E / 46.900; 24.333Coordinates: 46°54′N 24°20′E / 46.900°N 24.333°E / 46.900; 24.333
CountryRomania
CountyBistrița-Năsăud
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Ioan Mate (PSD)
Area
64.25 km2 (24.81 sq mi)
Elevation
352 m (1,155 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
1,459
 • Density23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
427260
Vehicle reg.BN
Websitewww.sinmihaiudecimpie.ro

The commune is located in the southern part of the county, on the Transylvanian Plateau. It lies 43 km (27 mi) from the county seat, Bistrița, close to the borders with Mureș and Cluj counties; Târgu Mureș is 62 km (39 mi) to the south, while Cluj-Napoca is 78 km (48 mi) to the west.

Sânmihaiu de Câmpie is traversed by county roads DJ151 and DJ162. The commune has a train station that serves the Căile Ferate Române Line 406, which comes from Bistrița Bârgăului and Bistrița North [ro] and leads to the town of Luduș in Mureș County.

Sights include the wooden church from Sălcuța [ro] and the wooden church from Zoreni [ro].

At the 2011 census, Sânmihaiu de Câmpie had a population of 1,459. According to the census, 85.74% of inhabitants are Romanians, 8.7% Roma, and 2.26% Hungarians.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.
 
Sălcuța
 
Wooden church from Zoreni