Ciacova

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Ciacova
Town
Skyline of Ciacova
Ciacova is located in Romania
Ciacova
Ciacova
Coordinates: 45°30′N 21°8′E / 45.500°N 21.133°E / 45.500; 21.133
Country  Romania
County Actual Timis county CoA.svg Timiș
Government
 • Mayor Petru Filip (PD-L)
Population (2011)[1] 5,348
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ciacova (German: Tschakowa; Hungarian: Csák; Serbian: Чаково/Čakovo) is a town in Timiş County, western Romania, in the Banat region. According to the 2011 census, it had 5,348 inhabitants.

Ciacova is located at 28 km (17 mi) from Timișoara and 30 km (19 mi) from the Serbian border. The town administers four villages: Cebza, Macedonia, Obad and Petroman. When it was declared a town in 2004, Gad and Ghilad villages, which it administered up to that point, were split off to form Ghilad Commune.

Demographics[edit]

Census[2] Ethnicity
Year Population Romanians Germans Hungarians Gypsies Serbs Slovaks Other
1880 12,960 7,611 3,166 762 - 1,328 24 69
1900 15,562 8,529 4,009 1,586 - 1,212 35 191
1930 13,566 8,289 2,666 1,409 288 744 20 150
1977 9,952 7,111 1,047 987 392 355 2 58
1992 7,457 5,802 304 709 398 195 2 47
2002 7,285 5,850 191 613 426 151 3 51
2011 5,348 4,266 88 333 229 66 0 33[a]

^ Includes 26 Ukrainians. Data were unavailable for 333 inhabitants.

Macedonia[edit]

The village of Macedonia had 470 people in 2002.

Census[2] Ethnic structure
Year Population Romanians Germans Hungarians Other ethnicities
1880 767 682 43 14 11
1910 1,089 988 30 43 28
1941 912 866 9 11 26
1977 606 581 3 1 21
1992 462 413 1 2 46 (43 Romani people)

Natives[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 45°30′N 21°08′E / 45.500°N 21.133°E / 45.500; 21.133