Dumbrăvița, Timiș

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Dumbrăvița
Commune
Aerial photograph
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Dumbrăvița is located in Romania
Dumbrăvița
Dumbrăvița
Coordinates: 45°48′N 21°15′E / 45.800°N 21.250°E / 45.800; 21.250
Country  Romania
County ROU Timis County CoA.svg Timiș
Government
 • Mayor Victor Malac (PSD)
Population (2011)[1] 7,241
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dumbrăvița (Hungarian: Újszentes, "New Szentes") is a commune in Timiș County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Dumbrăvița. At the 2011 census, 77.9% of inhabitants were Romanians, 14.6% Hungarians and 1.2% Germans.

It was founded in 1892[2] by Hungarian settlers from Szentes. It is located near Timişoara, to the north. As result of the development of the city, many people from Timișoara have built homes in Dumbrăvița, which has the tendency of becoming a neighborhood of Timișoara.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Archived March 24, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai: Historia (in Romanian). Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai. 2003. 

Coordinates: 45°48′N 21°15′E / 45.800°N 21.250°E / 45.800; 21.250