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Chiajna (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈkjaʒna]) is a commune in the south-west of Ilfov County, Romania, immediately west of the capital, Bucharest. It is composed of three villages: Chiajna, Dudu and Roșu.
Another story says that Lady Chiajna (ca. 1525–1588, Istanbul) was the daughter of Petru Rareș, the voievod of Moldavia, an illegitimate child of Ștefan cel Mare. Lady Chiajna was the wife of Wallachian prince Mircea V Ciobanul. In Romanian literature (e.g.: the novella Doamna Chiajna, published in 1860 by author Alexandru Odobescu), she is a famous and frightening female character, similar to Lady Macbeth.
The mayor of Chiajna is Mircea Minea (National Liberal Party).
The commune contains Lady Chiajna High School (Grupul Școlar Doamna Chiajna), with the following specializations: Promotional Design, Football, Yachting, Wrestling, Boxing, and Public Alimentation.
- Romanian census data, 2002 Retrieved on April 5, 2016.
- Anca Bercaru, "Nume feminine de origine laică în antroponimia românească" Archived 2009-08-24 at the Wayback Machine, Romanoslavica (University of Bucharest), XLII, p. 177
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