Cogealac

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Cogealac
Commune
Cogealac is located in Romania
Cogealac
Cogealac
Location of Cogealac
Coordinates: 44°33′0″N 28°34′0″E / 44.55000°N 28.56667°E / 44.55000; 28.56667Coordinates: 44°33′0″N 28°34′0″E / 44.55000°N 28.56667°E / 44.55000; 28.56667
Country  Romania
County Constanța County
Status Commune
Component villages Cogealac, Gura Dobrogei, Râmnicu de Jos, Râmnicu de Sus, Tariverde
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghe Alexa[1] (People's Movement Party)
Area
 • Total 238.25 km2 (91.99 sq mi)
Population (2011[2])
 • Total Decrease4,356
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariacogealac.ro/

Cogealac is a commune in Constanța County, Romania.

The commune includes six villages:

  • Cogealac (historical names: Domnești, Turkish: Kocalak)
  • Gura Dobrogei (historical names: Câvârgic, Turkish: Kıvırcık)
  • Râmnicu de Jos
  • Râmnicu de Sus
  • Tariverde (historical name: Dorotea)

The territory of the commune also includes the former village of Colelia (Turkish: Kuleli), at 44°36′10″N 28°24′39″E / 44.60278°N 28.41083°E / 44.60278; 28.41083, disestablished by Presidential Decree in 1977. The former village was populated by Dobrujan Germans until 1942 and it is now the site of the Colilia Monastery.[3]

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Cogealac had 4,466 Romanians (98.89%), 4 Turks (0.09%), 46 others (1.02%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luptă strânsă pentru Consiliul Judeţean Constanţa între PSD şi PNL. Noua garnitură de primari" (in Romanian). Ziua de Constanța. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 7 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ (Romanian) Formula As, The Monastery Named After a Herb, accessed on March 13, 2012