Negru Vodă, Constanţa

Negru Vodă, Constanţa
Negru Vodă
—  Town  —
Image from the town center

Coat of arms
Negru Vodă is located in Romania
Negru Vodă
Location of Negru Vodă, Constanţa
Coordinates: 43°49′12″N 28°13′12″E / 43.82°N 28.22°E / 43.82; 28.22Coordinates: 43°49′12″N 28°13′12″E / 43.82°N 28.22°E / 43.82; 28.22
Country  Romania
County Constanţa County
Status Town
Government
 – Mayor Ion Nicolin (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 – Total 164 km2 (63.3 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 – Total 5,566
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 – Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primaria-negru-voda.ro/

Negru Vodă (Romanian pronunciation: [ˌneɡru ˈvodə], historical names: Caraomer, Turkish: Karaömer) is a town in Constanţa County, Dobruja, south-eastern Romania.

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).

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Villages

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) is currently deserted.[1]

Population

  • 1997: 5,632
  • 2000: 5,529
  • 2002: 5,566

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References

  1. ^ (Romanian) Negru Vodă City Hall, Negru Vodă City Hall - Demographics, accessed on July 11, 2011

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