Valu lui Traian

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Valu lui Traian
Commune
Coat of arms of Valu lui Traian
Coat of arms
Valu lui Traian is located in Romania
Valu lui Traian
Valu lui Traian
Location of Valu lui Traian, Constanța
Coordinates: 44°9′54″N 28°27′18″E / 44.16500°N 28.45500°E / 44.16500; 28.45500Coordinates: 44°9′54″N 28°27′18″E / 44.16500°N 28.45500°E / 44.16500; 28.45500
Country  Romania
County Constanța County
Status Commune
Component villages Valu lui Traian
Government
 • Mayor Florin Mitroi (National Liberal Party[1])
Area
 • Total 63.29 km2 (24.44 sq mi)
Population (2011[2])
 • Total Increase11,452
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.valu-lui-traian.ro

Valu lui Traian (historical name: Hasancea, Turkish: Hasançay) is a commune in Constanța County, Romania.

The commune was established in 1897, under the name Hasancea. In 1925 it was renamed Valu lui Traian (Trajan's Wall), after the vallum located nearby. In 1967, the village of Valea Seacă (historical name: Omurcea, Turkish: Ömürçay) was merged into Valu lui Traian, now the commune's only village.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2002 census, 81.5% of inhabitants were Romanians, 15% Tatars, 2.1% Roma and 1.2% Turks. 82% were Romanian Orthodox and 16.1% Muslim. At the 2011 census, Valu lui Traian had 9,815 Romanians (85.71%), 6 Hungarians (0.05%), 213 Roma (1.86%), 3 Germans (0.03%), 191 Turks (1.67%), 1,189 Tatars (10.38%), 7 Lipovans (0.06%), 20 others (0.17%), 8 with undeclared ethnicity (0.07%).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rezultate finale în judeţul Constanţa. Iată care sunt noii primari din judeţ!" (in Romanian). Ziua de Constanța. 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Constanța County at the 2011 census" (PDF) (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 

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