Aliman (Romanian pronunciation: [aliˈman]) is a commune in Constanța County, Romania. It includes four villages:
- Dunăreni (historical name: Mârleanu or Mîrleanu until 1968)
- Floriile (historical name: Bac Cuius, Turkish: Bakkuyusu)
- Vlahii (historical name: Vlahchioi)
The territory of the commune also includes the former village of Adâncata (historical name: Polucci), at 44°9′0″N 27°52′57″E / 44.15000°N 27.88250°E, disestablished by Presidential Decree in 1977.
The Dacian fortress of Sacidava was located close to the village of Dunăreni.
According to Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu, in a hypothesis endorsed by Iorgu Iordan, the name Aliman derives from the Turkish word for "German", Alaman or Aleman.
At the 2011 census, Aliman had 2,798 Romanians (99.75%), 5 Roma (0.18%), 2 others (0.07%).
Natives of Aliman
- ^ "Constanța County at the 2011 census" (PDF) (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 24, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
- ^ Iorgu Iordan, Nume de locuri Româneşti în Republica Populară Română, Volume 1, p.124. Editura Academiei Republicii Populare Romîne, 1952