Oltina

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Oltina
Commune
Oltina is located in Romania
Oltina
Oltina
Location of Oltina
Coordinates: 44°15′0″N 27°34′0″E / 44.25000°N 27.56667°E / 44.25000; 27.56667Coordinates: 44°15′0″N 27°34′0″E / 44.25000°N 27.56667°E / 44.25000; 27.56667
Country  Romania
County Constanța County
Status Commune
Component villages Oltina, Răzoarele, Satu Nou, Strunga
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghe Chirciu (National Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 117.67 km2 (45.43 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total Decrease2,523
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariaoltina.ro

Oltina is a commune in Constanța County, Romania.

The commune includes four villages:[2]

  • Oltina (historical name: Goltina, Bulgarian: Голтинa[citation needed]), named after the Roman settlement Altinum, whose vestiges were found in the vicinity of the village[3]
  • Răzoarele (historical name: Curuorman, Turkish: Kuru-Orman)[4][5]
  • Satu Nou (historical name: Ienichioi, Turkish: Yeniköy)[3]
  • Strunga (historical name: Câșla, Turkish: Kışla)

History[edit]

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Oltina had 2,522 Romanians (99.96%), 1 others (0.04%).[1]

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. ^ Oltina on the website of the Constanţa County Council (in Romanian)
  3. ^ a b Oltina Village Hall, History of the Oltina commune, accessed on March 24, 2012
  4. ^ Fallingrain.com, Răzoarele, accessed on March 12, 2012
  5. ^ (in German) Türkische Ortsnamen in der nördlichen Dobrudscha (Rumänien), accessed on March 12, 2012

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