Liteni (German: Leiten)[3] is a town in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania. It is situated in the historical region of Western Moldavia. Liteni is the ninth-largest urban settlement in the county, with a population of 9,398 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census. It was declared a town in 2004, along with seven other localities in Suceava County. The town administers five villages: Corni, Roșcani, Rotunda, Siliștea, and Vercicani.

St. Nicholas church in Liteni
St. Nicholas church in Liteni
Coat of arms of Liteni
Location in Suceava County
Location in Suceava County
Liteni is located in Romania
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°31′12″N 26°31′55″E / 47.52000°N 26.53194°E / 47.52000; 26.53194Coordinates: 47°31′12″N 26°31′55″E / 47.52000°N 26.53194°E / 47.52000; 26.53194
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Tomiță Onisii[1] (PNL)
72.63 km2 (28.04 sq mi)
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.SV
Historical population
2002 9,851—    
2011 9,398−4.6%
Source: Census data

Liteni is located in the south-eastern part of Suceava County, near the confluence of Suceava River and Siret River. The town of Dolhasca is nearby. Despite being a town, Liteni has a rural aspect in many areas of its and the main occupation of the inhabitants is agriculture.

Administration and local politicsEdit

Town councilEdit

The town's current local council has the following political composition, according to the results of the 2020 Romanian local elections:[4]

    Party Seats Current Council
  National Liberal Party (PNL) 11                      
  Social Democratic Party (PSD) 3                      
  People's Movement Party (PMP) 2                      
  Independent (Ceornei Gheorghe) 1                      


  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.
  3. ^ Franz Adolf Wickenhauser: Moldawa oder Beiträge zu einem Urkundenbuche für die Moldau und Bukovina. Heft 1: Die Urkunden des Klosters Moldowiza. Jacob & Holzhausen u. a., Wien u. a. 1862, S. 212.
  4. ^ "Rezultatele finale ale alegerilor locale din 2020" (Json) (in Romanian). Autoritatea Electorală Permanentă. Retrieved 2020-11-02.

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