Horia, Constanța

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Horia
Commune
Horia is located in Romania
Horia
Horia
Location of Horia, Constanţa
Coordinates: 44°38′0″N 28°7′0″E / 44.63333°N 28.11667°E / 44.63333; 28.11667Coordinates: 44°38′0″N 28°7′0″E / 44.63333°N 28.11667°E / 44.63333; 28.11667
Country  Romania
County Constanţa County
Status Commune
Component villages Horia, Cloşca, Tichileşti
Government
 • Mayor Gigel Sava[1] (Social Liberal Union)
Area
 • Total 58.69 km2 (22.66 sq mi)
Population (2011[2])
 • Total Decrease1,083
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.cjc.ro/Info%20localitati/Localitati/Horia.htm

Horia is a commune in Constanţa County, Romania.

The commune includes three villages:

  • Horia (historical name: Musubei, Turkish: Musubey) - named after Vasile Ursu Nicola, also known as Horea, one of the leaders of the 1784-1785 peasant revolt in Transylvania
  • Cloşca (historical name: Musul) - named after Ion Oargă, also known as Cloşca, one of the leaders of the 1784-1785 peasant revolt in Transylvania
  • Tichileşti

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Horia had 1,077 Romanians (99.45%), 6 others (0.55%).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elected mayors at the 2012 local election" (in Romanian). Central Electoral Committee. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Constanta County at the 2011 census" (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2012.