Beidaud

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Beidaud
Commune
Location of Beidaud
Location of Beidaud
Beidaud is located in Romania
Beidaud
Beidaud
Location of Beidaud
Coordinates: 44°43′N 28°34′E / 44.717°N 28.567°E / 44.717; 28.567Coordinates: 44°43′N 28°34′E / 44.717°N 28.567°E / 44.717; 28.567
Country Romania
County Tulcea
Component villages Beidaud, Neatârnarea,
Sarighiol de Deal
Government
 • Mayor Camburi Constantin (since 2008)
Area
 • Total 127.99 km2 (49.42 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,821
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Postal code 827010
Website http://www.cjtulcea.ro/judet/beidaud.html (Romanian)

Beidaud is a commune in Tulcea County, Romania.

The commune includes three villages:

  • Beidaud
  • Neatârnarea (Caildere until 1908)
  • Sarighiol de Deal

The commune's name is of Turkish origin, being a compound of the words bey and Daut, derived from David. Thus, the name means "village of the bey David".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Laura-Diana Cizer, Toponimia județului Tulcea, p.193. Editura Lumen, 2012, ISBN 9731663096.