Moldova Nouă

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Moldova Nouă
Town
Moldova Nouă as seen from Serbia, across the Danube
Moldova Nouă as seen from Serbia, across the Danube
Coat of arms of Moldova Nouă
Coat of arms
Location of Moldova Nouă
Location of Moldova Nouă
Coordinates: 44°43′4″N 21°39′50″E / 44.71778°N 21.66389°E / 44.71778; 21.66389Coordinates: 44°43′4″N 21°39′50″E / 44.71778°N 21.66389°E / 44.71778; 21.66389
Country  Romania
County Caraș-Severin County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Ion Chisalita (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 145.84 km2 (56.31 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 13,917
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Climate Cfb

Moldova Nouă (Romanian pronunciation: [molˌdova ˈnowə]; Hungarian: Újmoldova; German: Neumoldowa; Czech: Nová Moldava or Bošňák; Serbian: Нова Молдава) is a town in southwestern Romania in Caraș-Severin County (the historical region of Banat), in an area known as Clisura Dunării. It is located on the shores of the river Danube. In 2002, Moldova Nouă had a population of 13,917. The town administers three villages: Măcești, Moldova Veche and Moldovița.

At the 2011 census, 81.2% of inhabitants were Romanians, 12.8% Serbs, 3.2% Roma, 1.3% Hungarians and 0.8% Czechs. At the 2002 census, 88.4% were Romanian Orthodox, 4.5% Baptist, 4% Roman Catholic and 2% Pentecostal.

In Romanian In Hungarian In Serbian
Moldova Nouă Újmoldova Нова Молдава
Măcești Macsevics Мачевић
Moldova Veche Ómoldova Стара Молдава
Moldovița Kiskárolyfalva Молдавица
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1956 3,582 —    
1966 6,192 +72.9%
1977 15,973 +158.0%
1992 16,874 +5.6%
2002 15,112 −10.4%
2011 11,349 −24.9%
Source: Census data

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