Otelec

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Otelec
Ótelek
Commune
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
County Actual Timis county CoA.svg Timiș
Government
 • Mayor Valentin Pascu (PNL)
Population (2011)[1] 1,441
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

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; retrieved on May 22, 2012