Tecuci

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Tecuci
Municipality
Muzeul de Istorie „Teodor Cincu", Tecuci.jpg
History Museum
Coat of arms of Tecuci
Coat of arms
Tecuci is located in Romania
Tecuci
Tecuci
Location of Tecuci
Coordinates: 45°50′48″N 27°25′40″E / 45.84667°N 27.42778°E / 45.84667; 27.42778
Country Romania
CountyGalați County
StatusMunicipality
Government
 • MayorCătălin Constantin Hurdubae (PSD)
Area
 • Total86.76 km2 (33.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census[1])
 • Total34,871
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Tecuci (Romanian pronunciation: [teˈkut͡ʃʲ]) is a city in Galați County, Romania, in the historical region of Western Moldavia. It is situated among wooded hills, on the right bank of the Bârlad River, and at the junction of railways from Galați, Bârlad and Mărășești.

History[edit]

The area neighboring Tecuci was the scene of a fierce 1476 battle between Moldavian Prince Stephen the Great and the Ottomans.[2]

Under the Romanian Kingdom, it was the residence of the now-defunct Tecuci County.[2]

Economy[edit]

The city was famous for its canned food factories, which preserve vegetables, fruit and meat, as well as for its mustard factories.

Climate[edit]

Climate in Tecuci is defined as Dfb (Humid continental climate with warm summers), bordering a Dfa (Humid continental climate with hot summers).

Climate data for Tecuci
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 0.9
(33.6)
2.9
(37.2)
9.1
(48.4)
16.7
(62.1)
22.4
(72.3)
25.8
(78.4)
27.7
(81.9)
27.4
(81.3)
23.3
(73.9)
16.7
(62.1)
9.1
(48.4)
3.2
(37.8)
15.4
(59.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.5
(27.5)
−0.6
(30.9)
4.5
(40.1)
11.0
(51.8)
16.5
(61.7)
19.9
(67.8)
21.7
(71.1)
21.3
(70.3)
17.2
(63.0)
11.2
(52.2)
5.2
(41.4)
0.2
(32.4)
10.5
(50.8)
Average low °C (°F) −5.9
(21.4)
−4.0
(24.8)
0.0
(32.0)
5.4
(41.7)
10.7
(51.3)
14.1
(57.4)
15.7
(60.3)
15.2
(59.4)
11.2
(52.2)
5.8
(42.4)
1.4
(34.5)
−2.8
(27.0)
5.6
(42.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 27
(1.1)
28
(1.1)
27
(1.1)
42
(1.7)
59
(2.3)
72
(2.8)
59
(2.3)
50
(2.0)
44
(1.7)
28
(1.1)
33
(1.3)
29
(1.1)
498
(19.6)
Source: Climate-data.org [3]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1900 13,401—    
1912 14,927+11.4%
1930 17,172+15.0%
1948 20,292+18.2%
1956 23,400+15.3%
1966 28,454+21.6%
1977 36,143+27.0%
1992 46,825+29.6%
2002 42,012−10.3%
2011 34,871−17.0%
Source: Census data

As of October 30, 2011, 34,871 inhabitants live within the city limits.[1]

Natives[edit]

Museums[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (in Romanian) Populaţia stabilă după etnie - judeţe, municipii, oraşe, comune, National Institute of Statistics; accessed April 15, 2014
  2. ^ a b Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Tecuci" . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
  3. ^ http://en.climate-data.org/location/15056/. Retrieved November 25, 2016. Missing or empty |title= (help)