Corbu, Constanța

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Corbu
Commune
Coat of arms of Corbu
Coat of arms
Corbu is located in Romania
Corbu
Corbu
Location of Corbu, Constanţa
Coordinates: 44°23′0″N 28°39′0″E / 44.38333°N 28.65000°E / 44.38333; 28.65000Coordinates: 44°23′0″N 28°39′0″E / 44.38333°N 28.65000°E / 44.38333; 28.65000
Country  Romania
County Constanţa County
Status Commune
Component villages Corbu, Luminiţa, Vadu
Government
 • Mayor Marian Gălbinaşu (National Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 118.04 km2 (45.58 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total Increase5,431
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariacorbu.ro

Corbu is a commune in Constanţa County, Romania.

The commune includes three villages:

  • Corbu - established in 1968 from the merger of Corbu de Jos (historical names: Gargalâcul-Mic, Turkish: Aşağı Kargalık) and Corbu de Sus (historical names: Gargalâcul-Mare, Turkish: Yukarı Kargalık)
  • Luminiţa (historical names: Şahman and Urumbei)
  • Vadu (historical name: Caraharman, Turkish: Karaharman)

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Corbu had 5,396 Romanians (99.36%), 14 Roma (0.26%), 5 Turks (0.09%), 6 Tatars (0.11%), 3 Lipovans (0.06%), 7 others (0.13%).

References[edit]

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