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Dolhasca
German: Keszwana
Ukrainian: Кажване|
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Dolhasca railway station

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Location of Dolhasca in Suceava County



Dolhasca is located in Romania
Dolhasca
Location of Dolhasca in Romania
Coordinates: 47°25′49″N 26°36′34″E / 47.43028, 26.60944
Country  Romania
County Actual Suceava county CoA.png Suceava
Subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Maria Cojocariu (PD-L)
Area
 • Total 110.35 km2 (42.61 sq mi)
Elevation 227 m (745 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 10 295
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 727170
Website http://www.primariadolhasca.ro/

Dolhasca (Romanian pronunciation: [dolˈhaska]) is a town in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania. It is situated in the historical region of Moldavia. Dolhasca is the eighth largest urban settlement in the county, with a population of 9,792 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census. It was declared a town in 2004, along with seven other localities in Suceava County. The town administers seven villages: Budeni, Gulia, Poiana, Poienari, Probota, Siliștea Nouă și Valea Poienei.

Despite being a town, Dolhasca has a rural aspect in many areas of it and the main occupation of the inhabitants is agriculture. The Probota Monastery, built in 1530 by Moldavian ruler Petru Rareş, is found close to the town of Dolhasca. Notable natives include the comedy actor Alexandru Arşinel and neurosurgeon Constantin N. Arseni.

Demographics[]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2002 11,009
2011 9,792 −11.1%
Source: Census data

In 2002, Dolhasca had a population of 11,009 inhabitants, of which 90% were Romanians and 10% Gypsies. At that time, it was one of the most populated rural localities in Suceava County.

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