Ciolpani

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Ciolpani
Commune
Ciolpani is located in Romania
Ciolpani
Ciolpani
Coordinates: 44°44′N 26°7′E / 44.733°N 26.117°E / 44.733; 26.117
Country  Romania
County Ilfov County
Area 41.55 km2 (16.04 sq mi)
Elevation 114 m (374 ft)
Population (2011)[1] 4,811
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 77050
Area code(s) 0021
Website www.primariaciolpani.ro

Ciolpani is a commune in the northwestern part of Ilfov county, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Ciolpani, Izvorani, Lupăria, Piscu and Ţigăneşti.

Etymology[edit]

Its name is the plural of ciolpan, a Romanian word meaning "tree stump".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Romanian) Populaţia stabilă după etnie - judeţe, municipii, oraşe, comune, National Institute of Statistics; accessed February 14, 2015
  2. ^ "Ciolpan", Dicţionarul explicativ al limbii române, Academia Română, Institutul de Lingvistică „Iorgu Iordan”, Editura Univers Enciclopedic, 1998

Coordinates: 44°43′38″N 26°06′34″E / 44.72724°N 26.10957°E / 44.72724; 26.10957