Tortoman

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Tortoman
Commune
Tortoman is located in Romania
Tortoman
Tortoman
Location of Tortoman
Coordinates: 44°21′0″N 28°13′0″E / 44.35000°N 28.21667°E / 44.35000; 28.21667Coordinates: 44°21′0″N 28°13′0″E / 44.35000°N 28.21667°E / 44.35000; 28.21667
Country Romania
CountyConstanța County
StatusCommune
Component villagesTortoman, Dropia
Government
 • MayorLucian Chitic[1] (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total99.11 km2 (38.27 sq mi)
Population
(2011[2])
 • TotalDecrease1,618
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.cjc.ro/Info%20localitati/Localitati/Tortoman.htm

Tortoman is a commune in Constanța County, Romania.

The commune includes two villages:

  • Tortoman
  • Dropia (historical names: Derinchioi, Turkish: Derinköy)

The commune's name is of Turkish origin.[3]

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Tortoman had 1,616 Romanians (99.88%), 2 others (0.12%).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elected mayors at the 2012 local election" (PDF) (in Romanian). Central Electoral Committee. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Limba română, p.260. Institutul de Lingvistică din București, 1978