Crucea, Constanța

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Crucea
Commune
Crucea is located in Romania
Crucea
Crucea
Location of Crucea, Constanța
Coordinates: 44°32′0″N 28°14′0″E / 44.53333°N 28.23333°E / 44.53333; 28.23333Coordinates: 44°32′0″N 28°14′0″E / 44.53333°N 28.23333°E / 44.53333; 28.23333
Country  Romania
County Constanța County
Status Commune
Component villages Crucea, Băltăgești, Crișan, Gălbiori, Șiriu, Stupina
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghe Frigioi (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 238.16 km2 (91.95 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total Decrease2,785
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primaria-crucea.ro

Crucea is a commune in Constanța County, Romania.

The commune includes six villages:

  • Crucea (historical name: Satișchioi, Turkish: Satışköy)
  • Băltăgești
  • Crișan (historical name: Capugi, Turkish: Kapıcı) - named after Marcu Giurgiu, also known as Crișan, one of the leaders of the 1784-1785 peasant revolt in Transylvania
  • Gălbiori (historical name: Sarâgea, Turkish: Sarıca)
  • Șiriu (historical name: Sublocotenent Măndoiu)
  • Stupina (historical name: Ercheșec, Turkish: Erkeşek)

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Crucea had 2,768 Romanians (99.39%), 5 Roma (0.18%), 7 Turks (0.25%), 5 others (0.18%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.