Castra of Cioroiu Nou

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Castra of Cioroiu Nou
Castra of Cioroiu Nou is located in Romania
Castra of Cioroiu Nou
Location within Romania
Founded 2nd century AD[1][2]
Abandoned 2nd[2] or 3rd century AD[1]
Place in the Roman world
Province Dacia
Administrative unit Dacia Apulensis
Administrative unit Dacia Superior
— Stone structure —
Stationed military units
Coordinates 44°03′27″N 23°26′21″E / 44.0575°N 23.439167°E / 44.0575; 23.439167
Town Cioroiu Nou
County Dolj
Country  Romania
RO-LMI DJ-l-m-A-07886.02[2]
RO-RAN 71849.02[1]
Site notes
Recognition Monument istoric.svg National Historical Monument
Condition Ruined

The castra of Cioroiu Nou was a fort in the Roman province of Dacia.[1][2] It was erected in the 2nd century AD.[1][2] Consisting of two ramparts forming a letter "V", the defensive system of the Roman settlement at Cioroiu Nou was complex.[1] The Romans abandoned the fort in the 2nd[2] or in the 3rd century.[1] Its ruins are located in Cioroiu Nou, commune Cioroiași, Romania.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "71849.02". National Archaeological Record of Romania (RAN). 2012-07-16. Archived from the original on 1 February 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Lista Monumentelor Istorice 2010 ("2010 List of Historic Monuments")" (PDF). Monitorul Oficial al României, Partea I, Nr. 670 ("Romania's Official Journal, Part I, Nr. 670"), page 1163. Ministerul Culturii şi Patrimoniului Naţional. 1 October 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 June 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Bondoc, Dorel. "Cioroiu Nou, com. Cioroiaşi, jud. Dolj ("Cioroiu Nou, commune Cioroiaşi, Dolj County")". Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România:Rapoarte ("Chronicle of Archaeological Researches in Romania:Reports"). Retrieved 5 January 2013. 

Coordinates: 44°03′27″N 23°26′21″E / 44.05750°N 23.43917°E / 44.05750; 23.43917