FACTOID # 10: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Slatina, Romania

Slatina (population: 79,171) is a town in the Olt county, Romania, on the river Olt. Administrative map of Romania with Olt county highlighted Olt is a Romanian county (Judeţ) in the Wallachia region, with the capital city at Slatina (population: 87,608). ...

Contents

History

The name's origin is probably Slavic "Slam-tina", which means "salted land", although there is another variant in Latin "Salatina". It was first mentioned in a document in 1368, when a customs point was installed here. City of Slatina, Romania File links The following pages link to this file: Slatina, Romania ... City of Slatina, Romania File links The following pages link to this file: Slatina, Romania ... Events Timur ascends throne of Samarkand. ...


Industry

In this town is located one of the biggest factories producing Aluminium in South-Eastern Europe ("ALRO"). General Name, Symbol, Number aluminium, Al, 13 Chemical series poor metals Group, Period, Block 13 (IIIA), 3, p Density, Hardness 2700 kg/m3, 2. ...


Notable natives

Several important persons were born in this town, among them are playwright Eugen Ionescu and Symbolist poet Ion Minulescu. Eugène Ionesco (Romanian spelling: Eugen Ionescu) (November 26, 1912 - March 28, 1994) was one of the foremost playwrights of the theater of the absurd. ... La mort du fossoyeur by Carlos Schwabe is a visual compendium of Symbolist motifs. ...


External links

  • Primăria Slatina - official site (http://www.primariaslatina.ro/)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Slatina, Romania - definition of Slatina, Romania in Encyclopedia (121 words)
Slatina, Romania - definition of Slatina, Romania in Encyclopedia
Slatina (population: 79,171) is a town in the Olt county, Romania, on the river Olt.
Embed a dictionary search in your own web page
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m