Mereni, Constanța

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Mereni
Commune
Mereni is located in Romania
Mereni
Mereni
Location of Mereni, Constanţa
Coordinates: 44°1′54″N 28°22′57″E / 44.03167°N 28.38250°E / 44.03167; 28.38250Coordinates: 44°1′54″N 28°22′57″E / 44.03167°N 28.38250°E / 44.03167; 28.38250
Country  Romania
County Constanța County
Status Commune
Component villages Mereni, Osmancea, Ciobănița, Miriștea
Government
 • Mayor Silviu Gărea[1] (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 66.14 km2 (25.54 sq mi)
Population (2011[2])
 • Total Decrease2,130
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primaria-mereni.ro

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

  • Mereni (historical name: Enghe-Mahale, Turkish: Enge-Mahale)[3]
  • Osmancea (historical name: Turkish: Osmançay)
  • Ciobănița (historical names: Agemler, Turkish: Acemler, German: Adschemler/Atschemler)
  • Miriștea (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.

Demographics[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luptă strânsă pentru Consiliul Judeţean Constanţa între PSD şi PNL. Noua garnitură de primari" (in Romanian). Ziua de Constanța. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 7 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Constanța County at the 2011 census" (PDF) (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 24, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ Mereni mayorship, "Mereni Commune - Strategy for Local Development" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-06-17.