Mereni, Constanța

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Mereni is located in Romania
Location of Mereni, Constanţa
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Country  Romania
County Constanţa County
Status Commune
Component villages Mereni, Osmancea, Ciobăniţa, Miriştea
 • Mayor Gheorghe Chiriac[1] (Social Liberal Union)
 • Total 66.14 km2 (25.54 sq mi)
Population (2011[2])
 • Total Decrease2,130
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Mereni is a commune in Constanţa County, Romania. The commune includes four villages:

  • Mereni (historical name: Enghe-Mahale, Turkish: Enge-Mahale)[3]
  • Osmancea (historical name: Turkish: Osmançay)
  • Ciobăniţa (historical names: Agemler, Turkish: Acemler)
  • Miriştea (historical names: Edilchioi, Turkish: Edilköy)

The former village of Lungeni (historical name: Uzunlar) was merged with the village of Mereni by the 1968 administrative reform.


At the 2011 census, Mereni had 1,920 Romanians (90.14%), 28 Roma (1.31%), 5 Turks (0.23%), 177 Tatars (8.31%).[2]


  1. "Elected mayors at the 2012 local election" (PDF) (in Romanian). Central Electoral Committee. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "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>
  3. Mereni mayorship, PDF (Mereni Commune - Strategy for Local Development)