Amzacea

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Amzacea
Commune
Amzacea is located in Romania
Amzacea
Amzacea
Location of Amzacea
Coordinates: 43°57′32″N 28°23′46″E / 43.95889°N 28.39611°E / 43.95889; 28.39611Coordinates: 43°57′32″N 28°23′46″E / 43.95889°N 28.39611°E / 43.95889; 28.39611
Country  Romania
County Constanţa County
Status Commune
Component villages Amzacea, Casicea, General Scărişoreanu
Government
 • Mayor Constantin Radu (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 130.47 km2 (50.37 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total Increase2,607
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primaria-amzacea.ro

Amzacea (Romanian pronunciation: [amˈzatʃe̯a]) is a commune in Constanţa County, Romania. It includes three villages:

  • Amzacea (historical names: Amuza-aci,[2] Turkish: Hamzaça, Amzaça)
  • Casicea (historical name: Maior Chiriacescu)[2]
  • General Scărişoreanu (historical names: Enghez, Turkish: Engez) - named after the Romanian World War I General Constantin Scărişoreanu. Scărişoreanu received the promotion from Colonel to Brigadier General on the battlefield after the fierce defense of the Topraisar-Amzacea sector of the front by his division during the Second Battle of Cobadin.[3]

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Amzacea had 2,231 Romanians (85.58%), 239 Turks (9.17%), 128 Tatars (4.91%), 4 Lipovans (0.15%), 5 others (0.19%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Constanta County at the 2011 census" (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Amzacea Village Hall, Development Strategy of the Amzacea Commune PDF, accessed on February 22, 2012
  3. ^ (Romanian)Cristian Negrea, The Death of A Hero: General Stan Poetaş, accessed on February 22, 2012

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