Peceneaga

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For the commune in Constanţa County, see Pecineaga.
For rivers called Peceneaga, see Peceneaga River (disambiguation).
Peceneaga
Commune
Prelucrare 3D pentru Peceneaga, Tulcea.jpg
Location of Peceneaga
Location of Peceneaga
Coordinates: 45°01′N 28°08′E / 45.017°N 28.133°E / 45.017; 28.133Coordinates: 45°01′N 28°08′E / 45.017°N 28.133°E / 45.017; 28.133
Country Romania
County Tulcea
Component villages Peceneaga
Government
 • Mayor Radu Gheorghe (since 2004)
Area
 • Total 55.51 km2 (21.43 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,051
 • Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Postal code 827185
Website http://www.cjtulcea.ro/judet/peceneaga.html (Romanian)

Peceneaga is a commune in Tulcea County, Romania, on the Danube's east bank. It is composed of a single village, Peceneaga.

According to the 2002 census, the commune has a population 2,051, of which almost all are people of Romanian ethnicity. It was named after the Pechenegs, a semi-nomadic Turkic people who settled in this place in the 10th/11th century.

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