Tinca

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Tinca
Commune
The new Orthodox church in Tinca village
The new Orthodox church in Tinca village
Tinca is located in Romania
Tinca
Tinca
Location within Romania
Coordinates: 46°46′00″N 21°57′00″E / 46.7667°N 21.95°E / 46.7667; 21.95
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Population (2011)[1] 7,793
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Tinca (Hungarian: Tenke) is a commune in the south-central part of Bihor County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Belfir (Bélfenyér), Gurbediu (Tenkegörbed), Girișu Negru (Feketegyörös), Râpa (Körösmart) and Tinca.

Historic attestation[edit]

It was first mentioned as a village in a Papal document in 1338.

Tourism[edit]

It is known locally for its magnesium and calcium-rich mineral water springs.

Geography and climate[edit]

The average elevation is 130 meters.

Rainfall is about 750 mm / 29 inches a year.

Ethnic structure[edit]

Tinca village had a population of 7,793 in 2011, of which:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010

Coordinates: 46°46′00″N 21°57′00″E / 46.7667°N 21.95°E / 46.7667; 21.95