Cetate, Dolj

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Cetate
Commune
Cetate is located in Romania
Cetate
Cetate
Coordinates: 44°6′N 23°13′E / 44.100°N 23.217°E / 44.100; 23.217
Country  Romania
County Dolj County
Population (2002)[1] 5,971
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Cetate is a commune in Dolj County, Romania with a population of 6,000 people. It is composed of two villages, Cetate and Moreni.

In January 1854, during the Crimean War, Cetate was the scene of a battle between a Russian garrison there and a Turkish army based in Calafat. The battle was inconclusive, though the Turks were unable to capture the town.

Coordinates: 44°6′N 23°13′E / 44.100°N 23.217°E / 44.100; 23.217

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010