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Negru Vodă, Constanța

Negru Vodă
Town
Image from the town center
Image from the town center
Coat of arms of Negru Vodă
Coat of arms
Negru Vodă is located in Romania
Negru Vodă
Location of Negru Vodă, Constanţa
Coordinates:
Country  Romania
County Constanţa County
Status Town
villages Darabani, Vâlcele
Government
 • Mayor Ion Nicolin (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 164 km2 (63 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total 4,933
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primaria-negru-voda.ro/

Negru Vodă (Romanian pronunciation: , historical names: Caraomer, Turkish: Karaömer) is a town in Constanţa County, Dobruja, south-eastern Romania. The town is close to the border with Bulgaria and there is a border crossing linking Negru Voda to the Bulgarian village Kardam.

The name is probably derived from the legendary Radu Negru (also known as Negru Vodă, the "Black Prince"), founder and ruler of Wallachia.

It has an area of 164.9 square kilometres (63.7 sq mi).

Contents

  • Administration 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Gallery 3
  • References 4

Administration

The following villages are administered by the town of Negru Vodă:

  • Darabani (historical names: Daulchioi, Turkish: Davulköy)
  • Vâlcele (historical names: Valalî, Turkish: Valalı)

Although still mentioned in the official documents as part of the township, the village of Grăniceru (historical names: Canlî Ciucur, Turkish: Kanlı Çukur), located at , is currently deserted.[2]

Demographics

At the 2011 census, Negru Vodă had 4,698 Romanians (95.24%), 160 Roma (3.24%), 43 Turks (0.87%), 28 Tatars (0.57%), 4 others (0.08%).

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Constanta County at the 2011 census" (PDF) (in Romanian).  
  2. ^ (Romanian) Negru Vodă City Hall, Negru Vodă City Hall - Demographics, accessed on July 11, 2011


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