Săveni (Hungarian: Szöven) is a small town located in Botoșani County in the Western Moldavia region in northeastern Romania. There is an archaeology museum located in the town.

Săveni
Clopotniţă gotic Săveni.jpg
Coat of arms of Săveni
Location in Botoșani County
Location in Botoșani County
Săveni is located in Romania
Săveni
Săveni
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 47°57′12″N 26°51′32″E / 47.95333°N 26.85889°E / 47.95333; 26.85889Coordinates: 47°57′12″N 26°51′32″E / 47.95333°N 26.85889°E / 47.95333; 26.85889
CountryRomania
CountyBotoșani
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Petru-Relu Târzioru[1] (PSD)
Area
58.66 km2 (22.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
6,999
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.BT
Historical population
YearPop.±%
1930 4,953—    
1948 6,470+30.6%
1977 7,345+13.5%
1992 8,475+15.4%
2002 8,685+2.5%
2011 6,999−19.4%
Source: Census data

Near Săveni at 47°56′2.27″N 26°50′19.58″E, there is a 210 metres tall guyed mast for FM-/TV-broadcasting. The town features two Orthodox churches, the "Saint Nicholas" church and the "Saint George" church.

The town administers five villages: Bodeasa, Bozieni, Chișcăreni, Petricani and Sat Nou.

The town's main educational centers are the "Școala Gimnazială Nr.1 Săveni" elementary and middle school, with an old decrepit building from the early 1900' which functioned as a jewish school, and the "Liceul Teoretic Dr. Mihai Ciucă", which is a elementary and high school.

The "Spitalul Orășenesc Săveni" is the local hospital. The old cinema "Patria" was recently rehabilitated with funds and has become a modern "Casă de Cultură".

NativesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 6 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.

External linkEdit

  Media related to Săveni at Wikimedia Commons