Dolhasca

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Dolhasca
Town
The old train station
The old train station
Coat of arms of Dolhasca
Coat of arms
Dolhasca is located in Romania
Dolhasca
Dolhasca
Location of Dolhasca
Coordinates: 47°25′49″N 26°36′34″E / 47.43028°N 26.60944°E / 47.43028; 26.60944Coordinates: 47°25′49″N 26°36′34″E / 47.43028°N 26.60944°E / 47.43028; 26.60944
Country  Romania
County Suceava County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Maria Cojocariu (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 110.35 km2 (42.61 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[1]
 • Total Decrease9,792
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website Official site

Dolhasca (Romanian pronunciation: [dolˈhaska]) is a town in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania. It is situated in the historical region of Moldavia. Dolhasca is the eighth largest urban settlement in the county, with a population of 9,792 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census. It was declared a town in 2004, along with seven other localities in Suceava County. The town administers seven villages: Budeni, Gulia, Poiana, Poienari, Probota, Siliştea Nouă and Valea Poienei.

Despite being a town, Dolhasca has a rural aspect in many areas of it and the main occupation of the inhabitants is agriculture. The Probota Monastery, built in 1530 by Moldavian ruler Petru Rareş, is found close to the town of Dolhasca. Notable natives include the comedy actor Alexandru Arşinel and neurosurgeon Constantin N. Arseni.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2002 11,009 —    
2011 9,792 −11.1%
Source: Census data

In 2002, Dolhasca had a population of 11,009 inhabitants, of which 90% were Romanians and 10% Roma. At that time, it was one of the most populated rural localities in Suceava County.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Suceava County at the 2011 census" (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Retrieved March 12, 2012. 

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