Pojejena

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Pojejena


Пожежена / Požežena
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
CountyCaraș-Severin County
Area
 • Total122.85 km2 (47.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total2,585
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Pojejena (Romanian: Pojejena, pronounced [poʒeˈʒena]; Serbian: Пожежена or Požežena; Hungarian: Alsópozsgás) is a commune in Caraș-Severin County, Romania. The 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 differences 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
(59)
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
(42)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 66
(2.6)
64
(2.5)
61
(2.4)
89
(3.5)
140
(5.5)
180
(7.1)
140
(5.7)
120
(4.9)
91
(3.6)
66
(2.6)
69
(2.7)
76
(3)
1,200
(46)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Romanian) "Pojejena" Archived 2012-02-25 at the Wayback Machine, at the Erdélyi Magyar Adatbank's Recensământ 2002 Archived 2012-03-20 at the Wayback Machine; 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