Tenke

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For the fish, see tench.
Tinca is a commune in the central-southern part of Bihor County, Transylvania, Romania. It is known locally for its magnesium and calcium-rich mineral water springs. It was first mentioned as a village in a Papal document in 1338. Rainfall: 750 mm / 29 inches a year. The average elevation is 130 meters. Tinca, without its villages, has a population of 4,343 (year 2002) of which 62% are Romanian; 21% are Hungarian; and 17% are Gypsy.

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Communes and villages in Transylvania

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