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Tvardița

Tvardiţa
Твърдица
Tvardiţa is located in Moldova
Tvardiţa
Tvardiţa
Location within Moldova
Coordinates:
Country  Moldova
County Taraclia District
Founded 1830
Population (2008)
 • Total 5,843
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.tvarditsa.com/
The welcome sign of Tvardiţa, written mostly in Bulgarian
The Church of Saint Petka of Bulgaria

Tvardiţa (Bulgarian: Твърдица, Tvarditsa) 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.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ (Romanian) Maria Ursu, "Satul Tvardiţa a devenit oraş", Adevărul, March 28, 2013; accessed April 8, 2013

External links

  • Tvarditsa.com, a website about the commune's Bulgarian population
  • Tvarditsa - MD.
  • Parcani - PMR.
  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
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