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Location of Curcani, Călărași
Location of Curcani, Călărași
Country  Romania
County Călărași County
First attested 24 September 1878
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Curcani is a commune in Călărași County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Curcani and Sălcioara.

At the 2002 census, there were 5233 inhabitants. Of these, 65.8% were ethnic Romanians and 34.1% Roma; 99.6% were Romanian Orthodox.

The commune's name, meaning "turkeys", was bestowed in the aftermath of the Romanian War of Independence, and refers to a nickname given to Dorobanț troops.[1]

Coordinates: 44°12′N 26°35′E / 44.200°N 26.583°E / 44.200; 26.583


  1. ^ (Romanian) Ioan Birghila, Monografia Comunei Curcani, at the Curcani Town Hall site; accessed April 20, 2013