Otelec

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Otelec

Ótelek
Otelec is located in Romania
Otelec
Otelec
Coordinates: 45°37′N 20°51′E / 45.617°N 20.850°E / 45.617; 20.850
Country Romania
CountyROU Timis County CoA.svg Timiș
Government
 • MayorValentin Pascu (PNL)
Area
14.77 km2 (5.70 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
1,441
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Otelec (Hungarian: Ótelek) is a commune in Timiș County, Romania. Established in 1856, it was abolished in 1968 and absorbed into Uivar. It was recreated in 2008. The commune is composed of two villages, Iohanisfeld (Jánosfölde; German: Johannisfeld) and Otelec. Under the communist regime, Iohanisfeld was named Ionel, which remained official until 2008.

At the 2011 census, 59.3% of inhabitants were Romanians, 39.6% Hungarians and 0.7% Germans.

Coordinates: 45°37′N 20°51′E / 45.617°N 20.850°E / 45.617; 20.850

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2011 Archived 2012-07-19 at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on May 22, 2012