Ciacova

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Ciacova
Town
Skyline of Ciacova
Ciacova is located in Romania
Ciacova
Ciacova
Coordinates: 45°30′N 21°8′E / 45.500°N 21.133°E / 45.500; 21.133
Country  Romania
County Timiş County
Population (2002)[1] 7,285
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ciacova is a town in Timiş County, western Romania. According 2002 census it had a population of 7285 inhabitants.

Name[edit]

In German: Tschakowa; in Hungarian: Csák; in Serbian: Чаково/Čakovo.

Geography[edit]

It is located at 28 km (17 mi) from Timişoara. It administers four villages: Cebza, Macedonia, Obad and Petroman.

History[edit]

It received the status of town in 2004. At the same time, its villages of Gad and Ghilad were split off to form Ghilad Commune. Dositej Obradović was born in Ciacova.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, the town had 5028 inhabitants, divided in 4328 Romanians, 315 Hungarians, 205 Roma, 90 Germans, 26 Ukrainians.

Census[2] Ethnicity
Year Population Romanians Germans Hungarians Gypsies Serbs Slovaks Other
1880 12,960 7,611 3,166 762 - 1.328 24 69
1900 15,562 8,529 4,009 1,586 - 1,212 35 191
1930 13,566 8,289 2,666 1,409 288 744 20 150
1977 9,952 7,111 1,047 987 392 355 2 58
1992 7,457 5,802 304 709 398 195 2 47
2002 7,285 5,850 191 613 426 151 3 51

Macedonia[edit]

The village of Macedonia had 470 people in 2002.

Census[2] Ethnic structure
Year Population Romanians Germans Hungarians Other ethnicities
1880 767 682 43 14 11
1910 1,089 988 30 43 28
1941 912 866 9 11 26
1977 606 581 3 1 21
1992 462 413 1 2 46 (43 Romani people)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 45°30′N 21°08′E / 45.500°N 21.133°E / 45.500; 21.133