Pojejena

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Pojejena

Пожежена / Požežena
Commune
Location in Caraș-Severin County
Location in Caraș-Severin County
Pojejena is located in Romania
Pojejena
Pojejena
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°46′N 21°35′E / 44.767°N 21.583°E / 44.767; 21.583
Country  Romania
County Caraş-Severin County
Area
 • Total 122.85 km2 (47.43 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,585
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Pojejena (Romanian: Pojejena, pronounced [poʒeʒena];[needs stress] Serbian: Пожежена or Požežena; Hungarian: Alsópozsgás) is a commune in Caraş-Severin County, Romania. Тhe commune is located in the geographical area known as Clisura Dunării (Banatska Klisura in Serbian). In 2011, its population numbered 2,585 people, of whom the slight majority are ethnic Serbs. It is composed of five villages: Belobreșca (Белобрешка; Fejérdomb), Divici (Дивић; Divécs), Pojejena, Radimna (Радимна; Rádonya) and Șușca (Шушка; Sisak). Since 2012 the International Pojejena Music Festival takes place there.

Demographics[edit]

In 2011, its population was made up of:

Languages[edit]

The commune is officially bilingual, with both Romanian and Serbian being used as working languages on public signage and in administration, education and justice.

Climate[edit]

Climate in this area has mild dfferences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).[2]

Climate data for BPojejena
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(35)
4
(39)
11
(51)
17
(62)
22
(71)
24
(75)
28
(82)
28
(82)
24
(75)
17
(62)
9
(48)
3
(37)
15.8
(59.9)
Average low °C (°F) −2
(28)
−1
(30)
1
(33)
6
(42)
10
(50)
13
(55)
14
(57)
14
(57)
11
(51)
7
(44)
2
(35)
−1
(30)
6.2
(42.7)
Precipitation mm (inches) 66
(2.6)
64
(2.5)
61
(2.4)
89
(3.5)
140
(5.5)
180
(7.1)
145
(5.7)
124
(4.9)
91
(3.6)
66
(2.6)
69
(2.7)
80
(3)
1,175
(46.1)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Romanian) "Pojejena", at the Erdélyi Magyar Adatbank's Recensământ 2002; Retrieved on August 23, 2009
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Pojejena
  3. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on July 14, 2013.

Coordinates: 44°46′N 21°35′E / 44.767°N 21.583°E / 44.767; 21.583