Comana, Giurgiu

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Comana
Commune
Comana Monastery and surroundings
Comana Monastery and surroundings
Comana is located in Romania
Comana
Comana
Coordinates: 44°10′N 26°9′E / 44.167°N 26.150°E / 44.167; 26.150
Country  Romania
County Giurgiu County
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 7,832
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Comana is a commune in Giurgiu County, southern Romania. It is composed of five villages: Comana, Vlad Țepeș, Budeni, Falaștoaca and Grădiștea. The commune is approximately 32 kilometers (20 miles) south of Bucharest.

Comana Monastery is located in the commune, as is Comana Nature Park, the largest protected area in southern Romania.

On the night of 6 to 7 of May 1944 a British bomber crash-landed at Comana. The aircrew were killed.[2]

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Coordinates: 44°10′N 26°9′E / 44.167°N 26.150°E / 44.167; 26.150