Ciurea

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For people with the surname, see Ciurea (surname).

Ciurea
Commune
Ciurea is located in Romania
Ciurea
Ciurea
Coordinates: 47°4′N 27°35′E / 47.067°N 27.583°E / 47.067; 27.583
Country  Romania
County Iași County
Population (2011)[1] 11,640
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Ciurea is a commune in Iași County, Romania, part of the Iași metropolitan area. Situated 7 km south from the county seat of Iași, it is composed of seven villages: Ciurea, Curături, Dumbrava, Hlincea, Lunca Cetățuii, Picioru Lupului and Slobozia. It also includes the majority-Romani neighborhood of Zanea.

Notable people[edit]

Pavel Coruț, a writer, studied gymnasium in Ciurea.

Notable events[edit]

The Ciurea rail disaster happened here on 13 January 1917.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2013.[permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 47°4′N 27°35′E / 47.067°N 27.583°E / 47.067; 27.583