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46°55' N 25°20' E, 175.4 miles NNW of Bucureşti. Alternate names: Taplócza, Toplicza, Gyergyó-Toplicza, from February 3, 1861; Oláh-Toplicza, or "Romanian Toplița", then from January 1, 1907; Maroshévíz, until 1918; Romanian name Toplița Română. Both the Romanian and the Hungarian name mean "hot water spring", the first a Romanian word of Slavic origin. The city administers eight component settlements: Călimănel (Kelemenpatak), Luncani (Lunkány), Măgheruș (Magyaros), Moglăneşti (Moglán), Secu (Székpatak), Vâgani (Vugány), Vale (Válya) and Zencani (Zsákhegy). 2011 census: 13,282 people: 9688 (72.94%) ethnic Romanians,  3031 (22,82%) primarily Székely,513 ethnic Roma. Toplita's unofficial site is

US Commission information pending [March 2001]

United States Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad, 1101 15th Street, NW, Suite 1040, Washington D.C. 20005

Telephone: (202) 254-3824

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TOPLITA I: US Commission No. ROCE-0290

TOPLITA II: US Commission No. ROCE-0291

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