Bucinișu

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Bucinișu
Commune
Bucinișu is located in Romania
Bucinișu
Bucinișu
Coordinates: 43°57′N 24°15′E / 43.950°N 24.250°E / 43.950; 24.250
Country  Romania
County Olt County
Population (2002)[1] 2,344
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Bucinișu (Romanian pronunciation: [but͡ʃiˈniʃu]), composed of two villages, Bucinișu and Bucinișu Mic, is a small commune in Olt County in the region of southern Oltenia, Romania. It has mainly developed throughout the time on the practice of agriculture. Also, Bucinișu is representative for the habits and traditions from this part of Romania.

Its name draws its origin from a sound instrument used by the drovers that would tend their flocks of sheep in that region, an instrument called "bucium" or "bucin".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Retrieved on April 9, 2016.

Coordinates: 43°57′N 24°15′E / 43.950°N 24.250°E / 43.950; 24.250