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The salt mine in Cacica
The salt mine in Cacica
Coat of arms of Cacica
Coat of arms
Cacica is located in Romania
Coordinates: 47°38′N 25°54′E / 47.633°N 25.900°E / 47.633; 25.900
Country Romania
CountySuceava County
 • MayorPetru Tudosi (National Liberal Party)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Cacica (Polish: Kaczyka) is a commune located in Suceava County, Romania.

At the 2011 census, 74.8% of inhabitants were Romanians, 20.2% Poles and 4.4% Ukrainians. Its Polish inhabitants are descended from settlers who arrived there at the turn of the 19th century.

Administration and local politics[edit]

Commune council[edit]

The commune's current local council has the following political composition, according to the results of the 2016 Romanian local elections:

    Party Seats Current Council
  National Liberal Party (PNL) 6            
  Social Democratic Party (PSD) 5            
  Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) 1            
  Union of Poles of Romania (UPR) 1            


The commune is composed of five villages: Cacica, Maidan, Pârteștii de Sus (the commune center), Runcu and Solonețu Nou.

Solonețu Nou[edit]

Solonețu Nou (Polish: Nowy Sołoniec) is one of the Polish villages in Suceava County, southern Bukovina in Romania. It was established in 1834 by 30 Polish families from the Sołoniec river valley. A Polish school was founded in the village in 1870. 523 people from the village were deported to Poland after 1945 and the school was closed. After the Romanian Revolution of 1989, the Polish school was reopened. In 1995 there were 718 inhabitants in the village. The Polish community from Solonețu Nou (together with those of Solca, Pleşa, Racova and Arbore) has 365 families with 1046 Roman Catholics of Polish ethnicity.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011 Archived 2013-06-04 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved on June 23, 2012

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Coordinates: 47°38′N 25°54′E / 47.633°N 25.900°E / 47.633; 25.900