Boița

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For the village in Hunedoara County, see Răchitova.
Boiţa
Commune
Boiţa is located in Romania
Boiţa
Boiţa
Location of Boiţa, Sibiu
Coordinates: 45°37′59″N 24°15′27″E / 45.63306°N 24.25750°E / 45.63306; 24.25750Coordinates: 45°37′59″N 24°15′27″E / 45.63306°N 24.25750°E / 45.63306; 24.25750
Country  Romania
County Sibiu County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Roman Toader (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 100.37 km2 (38.75 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,367
 • Density 19.5/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 555701
Website http://www.cjsibiu.ro/ro/boita.php

Boiţa (Hungarian: Bojca; German: Ochsendorf; Latin: Caput Stenarum) is a commune in Sibiu County, Transylvania, Romania, at the foothills of the Cindrel Mountains, 22 km south of the county capital Sibiu, in the Mărginimea Sibiului ethnographic area, on the main road between Sibiu and the southern part of Romania, the National road 7/European route 81, at the entrance of the Olt River defile. The commune is composed of four villages: Boiţa, Lazaret, Lotrioara (Latorvár) and Paltin. These were part of Tălmaciu town until 2004, when they were split off.

In 1910 the village had 1,657 inhabitants.

Boiţa church gate
The old customs tower in Boiţa

See also[edit]

Caput Stenarum (castra)

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