Aliman

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Aliman (Romanian pronunciation: [aliˈman]) is a commune in Constanța County, Northern Dobruja, Romania. It includes four villages:

  • Aliman
  • Dunăreni (historical name: Mârleanu or Mîrleanu until 1968)
  • Floriile (historical name: Bac Cuius, Turkish: Bakkuyusu)
  • Vlahii (historical name: Vlahchioi)
Aliman
Location in Constanța County
Location in Constanța County
Aliman is located in Romania
Aliman
Aliman
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°11′N 27°51′E / 44.183°N 27.850°E / 44.183; 27.850Coordinates: 44°11′N 27°51′E / 44.183°N 27.850°E / 44.183; 27.850
Country Romania
CountyConstanța
SubdivisionsAliman, Dunăreni, Floriile, Vlahii
Government
 • MayorGeorge Nicola (PNL)
Area
126.21 km2 (48.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
2,876
 • Density23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.CT
Websitewww.primaria-aliman.ro

The territory of the commune also includes the former village of Adâncata (historical name: Polucci), at 44°9′0″N 27°52′57″E / 44.15000°N 27.88250°E / 44.15000; 27.88250, disestablished by Presidential Decree in 1977.

The Dacian fortress of Sacidava was located close to the village of Dunăreni.

According to Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu, in a hypothesis endorsed by Iorgu Iordan, the name Aliman derives from the Turkish word for "German", Alaman or Aleman.[2]

DemographicsEdit

At the 2011 census, Aliman had 2,798 Romanians (99.75%), 5 Roma (0.18%), 2 others (0.07%).

Natives of AlimanEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  2. ^ Iorgu Iordan, Nume de locuri Româneşti în Republica Populară Română, Volume 1, p.124. Editura Academiei Republicii Populare Romîne, 1952