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|Component villages||Cerchezu, Căscioarele, Măgura, Viroaga|
|• Mayor||Ion Constantinescu (Social Democratic Party)|
|• Total||72.67 km2 (28.06 sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
The commune includes two villages:
- Cerchezu (historical name: Cerchezchioi, Turkish: Çerkezköy, German: Tscherkess) - named after the Circassian minority that settled the region
- Căscioarele (historical name: Mamuşlia, Turkish: Mamuşlu, German: Mamuslia)
- Măgura (historical name: Docuzaci, Turkish: Dokuzağaç )
- Viroaga (historical name: Calfachioi, Turkish: Kalfaköy )
The territory of the commune also includes the former village of Căciulaţi (historical name: Cealmagea), nominally merged with Viroaga by the 1968 administrative reform.
At the 2011 census, Cerchezu had 1,287 Romanians (99.84%), 2 others (0.16%). Before World War II the village had a small German minority.
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