Tvardița

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Tvardiţa

Твърдица
Tvardiţa is located in Moldova
Tvardiţa
Tvardiţa
Location within Moldova
Coordinates: 46°09′N 28°58′E / 46.150°N 28.967°E / 46.150; 28.967Coordinates: 46°09′N 28°58′E / 46.150°N 28.967°E / 46.150; 28.967
CountryMoldova
CountyTaraclia District
Founded1830
Population
 • Total5,420
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.tvarditsa.com/
The welcome sign of Tvardiţa, written mostly in Bulgarian
The Church of Saint Petka of Bulgaria

Tvardiţa (Bulgarian: Твърдица, Tvǎrdica) is a town in Taraclia district, Moldova. It was founded following the Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829) by Bulgarian refugees from Tvarditsa, a town just south of the Balkan Mountains, and the surrounding region. The local Bulgarian population forms part of the larger group of Bessarabian Bulgarians.

Previously a commune, Tvardiţa was declared a town in 2013.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Results of Population and Housing Census in the Republic of Moldova in 2014: "Characteristics - Population (population by communes, religion, citizenship)" (XLS). National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova. 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-01.
  2. ^ (in Romanian) Maria Ursu, "Satul Tvardiţa a devenit oraş", Adevărul, March 28, 2013; accessed April 8, 2013

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