Agigea

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Agigea
Commune
Skyline of Agigea
Coat of arms of Agigea
Coat of arms
Agigea is located in Romania
Agigea
Agigea
Location of Agigea
Coordinates: 44°05′30″N 28°36′41″E / 44.09167°N 28.61139°E / 44.09167; 28.61139Coordinates: 44°05′30″N 28°36′41″E / 44.09167°N 28.61139°E / 44.09167; 28.61139
Country  Romania
County Constanța County
Status Commune
Component villages Agigea, Lazu, Sanatoriul Agigea, Stațiunea Zoologică Marină Agigea
Government
 • Mayor Cristian-Maricel Cîrjaliu (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 45.28 km2 (17.48 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total Increase6,436
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primaria-agigea.ro/

Agigea (Romanian pronunciation: [aˈd͡ʒid͡ʒe̯a]; Turkish: Acıçay, Greek: Aghikos) is a commune in Constanța County, Romania. The commune includes four villages: Agigea, Lazu (Turkish: Laz-Mahale), Sanatoriul Agigea and Stațiunea Zoologică Marină Agigea, the last two being special settlements.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Agigea had 5,822 Romanians (90.46%), 443 Tatars (6.88%), 95 Turks (1.48%), 15 Roma (0.23%), 10 Lipovans (0.16%), 9 Aromanians (0.14%), 8 Hungarians (0.12%), 29 others (0.45%), 5 with undeclared ethnicity (0.08%).

Infrastructure[edit]

In the western urban area at 44°5'23"N 28°36'12"E, there is a mediumwave transmitter operating on 1458 kHz. North of Agigea at 44°6'19"N 28°37'49"E, there is Constanța coast radio station, which serves also for transmitting NAVTEX-messages in Romanian language on 490 kHz.

References[edit]

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