|Component villages||Poiana, Culmea|
|• Mayor||George Scupra (Social Democratic Party)|
|• Total||82.63 km2 (31.90 sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
- For the Romanian given name and people named Ovidiu see Ovidiu (name).
Ovidiu (Romanian pronunciation: [oˈvidju], historical name: Canara, Turkish: Kanara) is a town situated a few kilometres north of Constanţa in the Constanţa County, south-eastern Romania. Ovidiu is quite small (has a population of 12,342) and many wealthy inhabitants of Constanţa retire there.
The town of Ovidiu administers the villages of Poiana (historical names: Cocoşul - until 1964, Turkish: Horozlar - until 1926) and Culmea. The latter was established in 2011 by legally separating from Ovidiu two territorially distinct communities, Social Group Culmea and Social Group Nazarcea.
|Source: Census data|
At the 2011 census, Ovidiu had 11,240 Romanians (91.07%), 3 Hungarians (0.02%), 229 Roma (1.86%), 3 Germans (0.02%), 358 Turks (2.90%), 396 Tatars (3.21%), 8 Lipovans (0.06%), 36 Aromanians (0.29%), 69 others (0.56%).
The Ovidiu island in the Siutghiol Lake
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