Cogealac

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Cogealac
Location in Constanța County
Location in Constanța County
Cogealac is located in Romania
Cogealac
Cogealac
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°33′N 28°34′E / 44.550°N 28.567°E / 44.550; 28.567Coordinates: 44°33′N 28°34′E / 44.550°N 28.567°E / 44.550; 28.567
Country Romania
CountyConstanța
SubdivisionsCogealac, Gura Dobrogei, Râmnicu de Jos, Râmnicu de Sus, Tariverde
Government
 • MayorGheorghe Alexa[1] (PMP)
Area
238.25 km2 (91.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
5,039
 • Density21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.CT
Websitewww.primariacogealac.ro

Cogealac is a commune in Constanța County, Northern Dobruja, 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. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  3. ^ (in Romanian) Formula As, The Monastery Named After a Herb, accessed on March 13, 2012