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Cajvana

Cajvana
Town
Coat of arms of Cajvana
Coat of arms
Cajvana is located in Romania
Cajvana
Cajvana
Location of Cajvana
Coordinates:
Country  Romania
County Suceava County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghe Tomăscu (Social-Liberal Union)
Area
 • Total 24.83 km2 (9.59 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[1]
 • Total Decrease6,812
 • Density 274/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website Unofficial site

Cajvana is a town in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania. It is situated in the historical region of Bukovina. Cajvana is the twelfth largest urban settlement in the county, with a population of 6,812 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census. It was declared a town in 2004, along with seven other localities in Suceava County. One village, Codru, is administered by the town.

Cajvana is located at a distance of 36 km away from Suceava, the county capital. The town is known for its legendary oak tree, which dates from the time of Moldavian ruler Stephen the Great (1457–1504). Despite being a town, Cajvana has a rural aspect and the main occupation of the inhabitants is agriculture. The locality was severely affected by the European floods in 2005.

Notes

  1. ^ "Suceava County at the 2011 census" (in Romanian).  

External links

  • (Romanian) Cajvana Town Hall web page
  • (Romanian) Cajvana High School
  • (Romanian) Suceava County site – Cajvana web page
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