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Cajvana
German: Keszwana
Ukrainian: Кажване|
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Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Cajvana

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Location of Cajvana in Suceava County



Cajvana is located in Romania
Cajvana
Location of Cajvana in Romania
Coordinates: 47°42′16″N 25°58′10″E / 47.70444, 25.96944
Country  Romania
County Actual Suceava county CoA.png Suceava
First mentioned 1575
Subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghe Tomăscu (Social-Liberal Union)
Area
 • Total 24.83 km2 (9.59 sq mi)
Elevation 405 m (1,329 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,901
 • Density 274/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 727100
Website http://www.cajvana.ro/

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.

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