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Country  Romania
County Iași County
Population (2011)[1] 6,497
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lețcani is a commune in Iași County, Romania, part of the Iași metropolitan area. It is composed of four villages: Bogonos, Cogeasca, Cucuteni and Lețcani.

Among historians and archaeologists, Lețcani is famous as the place where one of the very few known Gothic runic inscriptions was found, on a spindle whorl dated to the 4th century.


  1. ^ "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 

Coordinates: 47°11′N 27°25′E / 47.183°N 27.417°E / 47.183; 27.417