Independența, Constanța

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Independența
Commune
Independența is located in Romania
Independența
Independența
Location of Independența, Constanţa
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Country  Romania
County Constanța County
Status Commune
Component villages Independența, Fântâna Mare, Movila Verde, Olteni, Tufani
Government
 • Mayor Cristea Gâscan (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 177.90 km2 (68.69 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total Decrease3,033
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariaindependenta-ct.ro/

Independența is a commune in Constanța County, Romania. It includes five villages:

  • Independența (historical name: Bairamdede, Turkish: Bayramdede)
  • Fântâna Mare (historical name: Başpunar, Turkish: Başpınar)
  • Movila Verde (historical names: Feteşti, Turkish: Kızıl Murat)
  • Olteni (historical names: Demircea, Turkish: Demirci)
  • Tufani (historical names: Cara Agi, Turkish: Karacy)

The commune also included the villages of Periș (historical name: Armutlia), located at Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found., and Căciulaţi (historical name: Cealmagea), located at Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.,[2] which were nominally merged with Olteni by the 1968 administrative reform and are currently deserted.[3][4]

Demographics

At the 2011 census, Independența had 2,359 Romanians (77.78%), 397 Turks (13.09%), 270 Tatars (8.90%), 7 others (0.23%).[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Constanta County at the 2011 census" (PDF) (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Fallingrain.com, Location of Căciulaţi, accessed on March 21, 2012
  3. (Romanian) Cuget Liber, The lost paradise of Dobruja - the story of a family of veterans from the Independence War who founded Periș village 100 years ago, accessed on July 13, 2011
  4. (Romanian) Jurnalul.ro, The Blacks, the Germans and the Turkish Savior, accessed on February 17, 2012