Dagâța

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Coordinates: 46°56′N 27°11′E / 46.933°N 27.183°E / 46.933; 27.183

Dagâța
Commune
Dagâța is located in Romania
Dagâța
Dagâța
Coordinates: 46°56′N 27°11′E / 46.933°N 27.183°E / 46.933; 27.183
Country  Romania
County Iași County
Population (2002)[1] 4,809
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dagâța is a commune in Iași County, Romania. It is composed of eight villages: Bălușești, Boatca, Buzdug, Dagâța, Mănăstirea, Piscu Rusului, Poienile, Tarnița and Zece Prăjini. The commune had 4809 people at the 2002 census; of these, 89.8% were ethnic Romanian and 10.2% were Roma. 98.9% of inhabitants were Romanian Orthodox.

Zece Prăjini ("Ten Fields"), population 400,[2] is the village from which the Roma brass band Fanfare Ciocărlia work.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Kun, Josh (2006). "They're With the Band, Speaking That Global Language: Brass". The New York Times. Retrieved 2007-12-29. 
  3. ^ "An Evening with Gypsy Brass Legend Fanfare Ciocarlia". Leeds Gov. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03.