Moldova Nouă

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Moldova Nouă
Town
Coat of arms of Moldova Nouă
Coat of arms
Location of Moldova Nouă
Location of Moldova Nouă
Coordinates: 44°43′4″N 21°39′50″E / 44.71778°N 21.66389°E / 44.71778; 21.66389Coordinates: 44°43′4″N 21°39′50″E / 44.71778°N 21.66389°E / 44.71778; 21.66389
Country  Romania
County Caraș-Severin County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Ion Chisalita (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 145.84 km2 (56.31 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 13,917
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Moldova Nouă (Romanian pronunciation: [molˌdova ˈnowə]; Hungarian: Újmoldova; German: Neumoldowa; Czech: Nová Moldava or Bošňák; Serbian: Нова Молдава) is a town in southwestern Romania in Caraş-Severin County (the historical region of Banat), in an area known as Clisura Dunării. It is located on the shores of the river Danube. In 2002, Moldova Nouă had a population of 13,917. The town administers three villages: Măcești, Moldova Veche and Moldovița.

At the 2011 census, 81.2% of inhabitants were Romanians, 12.8% Serbs, 3.2% Roma, 1.3% Hungarians and 0.8% Czechs. At the 2002 census, 88.4% were Romanian Orthodox, 4.5% Baptist, 4% Roman Catholic and 2% Pentecostal.

In Romanian In Hungarian In Serbian
Moldova Nouă Újmoldova Нова Молдава
Măcești Macsevics Мачевић
Moldova Veche Ómoldova Стара Молдава
Moldovița Kiskárolyfalva Молдавица
Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1956 3,582 —    
1966 6,192 +72.9%
1977 15,973 +158.0%
1992 16,874 +5.6%
2002 15,112 −10.4%
2011 11,349 −24.9%
Source: Census data

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