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, Constanţa
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Country  Romania
County Constanţa 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 Constanţa 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

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

  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>

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