Mircea Vodă, Constanța

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Mircea Vodă
Commune
Coat of arms of Mircea Vodă
Coat of arms
Mircea Vodă is located in Romania
Mircea Vodă
Mircea Vodă
Location of Mircea Vodă, Constanța
Coordinates: 44°16′39″N 28°10′18″E / 44.27750°N 28.17167°E / 44.27750; 28.17167Coordinates: 44°16′39″N 28°10′18″E / 44.27750°N 28.17167°E / 44.27750; 28.17167
Country Romania
CountyConstanța County
StatusCommune
Component villagesMircea Vodă, Gherghina, Satu Nou, Țibrinu
Government
 • MayorGeorge Ionașcu (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total70.89 km2 (27.37 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • TotalDecrease4,763
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.primaria-mirceavoda.ro

Mircea Vodă is a commune in Constanța County, Northern Dobruja, Romania.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Mircea Vodă had 4,727 Romanians (99.24%), 28 Roma (0.59%), 6 Turks (0.13%), 2 others (0.04%).[1]

History[edit]

Settlement in the area dates back at least to the time of the Roman Empire. In a place that the local Turks called "Acşandemir Tabiasi", a 10th-century castrum was found, which has a stone vallum. A Slavic inscription found in this place mentions a certain "Jupan Dimitrie" and the year 943.[2]

Villages[edit]

The following villages belong to the commune:

  • Mircea Vodă (historical name: Celebichioi or Celibichioi, Turkish: Çelebiköy) - named after Mircea I of Wallachia
  • Gherghina (historical name: Defcea, Turkish: Devce)
  • Satu Nou (historical name: Enichioi, Turkish: Yeniköy)
  • Țibrinu (historical name: Ceabacu)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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.
  2. ^ Dicţionar de istorie veche a României, Editura Științifică și Enciclopedică (1976)