Castelu

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Castelu
Commune
Castelu is located in Romania
Castelu
Castelu
Location of Castelu
Coordinates: 44°15′0″N 28°20′0″E / 44.25000°N 28.33333°E / 44.25000; 28.33333Coordinates: 44°15′0″N 28°20′0″E / 44.25000°N 28.33333°E / 44.25000; 28.33333
Country  Romania
County Constanţa County
Status Commune
Component villages Castelu, Nisipari
Government
 • Mayor Nicolae Anghel (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 52.80 km2 (20.39 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total Decrease4,480
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primaria-castelu.ro

Castelu is a commune in Constanţa County, Romania.

The commune includes two villages:

  • Castelu (historical name: Chiostel, Turkish: Köstel)
  • Nisipari (historical name: Caratai, Turkish: Karatay)

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Castelu had 3,453 Romanians (77.08%), 340 Roma (7.59%), 509 Turks (11.36%), 165 Tatars (3.68%), 6 Aromanians (0.13%), 7 others (0.16%).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Constanta County at the 2011 census" (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2012.