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Crucea Commune Hall (Constanta County) Romania

Address: Soseaua Constantei nr. 45, Crucea Commune, Constanta county, phone 0241-874703; fax 0241-874825, email:, website:

Partner Description: From the geographical coordinate point of view, the territory of Crucea Commune is located at the intersection of the parallel of 44 ° 32′ north latitude with the meridian of 28 ° 13′ east longitude.

From a physical and geographic point of view, the Crucea Commune is located in the central part of Dobrogea, in the western part of it, namely the Dorobantu plateau, south of the Casimcea plateau. The commune’s borders extend in the north-south direction and include the interfluve created by the Galbiori, Crucea, Stupina and Siriu valleys, except for the latter, the others having the confluence in the Boasgic valley.

The commune consists of six villages, Crucea, the capital commune – located relatively in the center of the administered area, Baltagesti – located 8 km south of the capital commune, Gălbiori – located 6 km southeast of the administrative center , Stupina – located at 6 km northwest of Crucea, Crisan and Siriu situated at 9, respectively 13 km in the northeast direction from the commune’s center.1

Crucea Commune is bordered to the north by Horia, Saraiu and Vulturu localities, to the south by Silistea, Dorobanţu and Targusor localities, to the east by the Pantelimon and Runcu localities and to the west by Topalu, Dunarea and Seimeni.

The area of the commune is 24,374 ha, of which 929,111 ha are occupied by the built-up area of ​​the six localities of the commune. Crucea Commune is a second-degree commune.

The commune is crossed by the National Road 2A (European Road E60) Constanta – Urziceni, crossing the villages Galbiori, Crucea, and Stupina. Other roads are county road 224 Crucea – Baltagesti and county road 226B that connects DN2A and Pantelimon.



Mihail Kogalniceanu Commune Hall (Constanta County) Romania

Address: Strada Tudor Vladimirescu nr. 42, Mihail Kogalniceanu Commune, Constanta county, phone 0241-258156; fax 0241-258787, email:, website:

Partner Description: Mihail Kogălniceanu Commune, as administrative division of Constanţa County, was established by Law no. 2 of 20 December 1968 on the administrative organization of the territory of the Socialist Republic of Romania. The first documented mention regarding the commune’s capital village dates back to the 1st century BC. Mihail Kogălniceanu Commune, a fourth-degree administrative division, is located in the southeastern part of Romania, in the center of Constanţa County, on the top of Tortomanu plateau, 26 km away from the city of Constanţa, and is bordered by the following localities: Târguşorşi Cogealac (to the north), Sacele (north-east), Năvodari and Corbu (to the east), Lumina (to the south and south-east), Ovidiu (to the south), Castelu (to the southwest) and Nicolae Balcescu (in the west).

The main communication routes of the commune are: D.N. 2A Constanţa-Bucharest, connecting the commune with Constanţa, Nicolae Bălcescu railway station, located 9 km from the commune, which connects the commune with Constanţa, Medgidia and Tulcea, DJ222 Mihail Kogălniceanu-Târguşor, as well as DN22 , which ensures the connection of the commune with Tulcea. At the same time, Constanta International Airport ensures the link between the commune and the entire county, with different cities in the country and abroad, thus entitling the commune to hope that it will soon be promoted as a city.

At present, the commune, with an area of ​​12,825 ha, consists of the following villages: Mihail Kogălniceanu (the capital, with an area of ​​10,253.57 ha – situated 26 km away from the city of Constanţa, having the reference coordinates 44 ° 21’43.61″ north latitude and 28 ° 29’18.43″ east longitude), Palazu Mic (881.77 ha, located in the north-northeast side of the capital) and Piatra (with an area of ​​1691.662 ha, to the north-east).

Population is of 10114 inhabitants, of which


  • 8348 inhabitants Mihail Kogălniceanu (83.42%)
  • 1347 inhabitants Piatra village (13.32%)
  • 329 inhabitants Palazu Mic village (3.26%).


The ethnic structure of the population of Mihail Kogalniceanu Commune is as follows:

  • Romanian nationality: 80.63% (8155 persons);
  • Aromanians: 12% (1,214 persons);
  • Tatars: 3.33% (337 persons);
  • Roma: 2.8% (283 people);
  • Turks: 1.06% (107 people);
  • Germans: 0.18% (18 people).


There is a number of 14 public educational institutions in Mihail Kogălniceanu commune, as follows:

  • a) eight kindergartens, four of them in Mihail Kogălniceanu and one in each of the Piatra and Palazu Mic villages, Sibioara Social Group and Ceres Social Group;
  • b) five primary schools, two of them in Mihail Kogalniceanu and one in each of the Palazu Mic and Piatra villages, as well as at the “Ceres” Social Group;
  • c) Mihail Kogalniceanu Theoretical High School.



Silistea Commune Hall (Constanta County) Romania

Address: Strada Primariei nr. 12, Silistea commune, Constanta county, phone / fax 0241-820449, email:, website:

Partner Description: Siliştea commune is located in the central-western part of Constanta County, 60 km away from the city of Constanta and 19 km from Medgidia municipality, being bordered by the following communes: to the north – Crucea Commune, to the north- east – Târguşor Commune, to the east – Nicolae Balcescu Commune, to the south – Tortoman Commune, to the west – Seimeni Commune.

The distances that are of interest for the connection of the commune with other localities are as follows: Constanta – 60 km on DN 2A and DN 22C, Medgidia – 19 km, Cernavoda – 16 km. Siliştea commune is crossed by the following asphalt roads: D.J. 224 Medgidia – Siliştea, D.C. 61 Silistea-Seimeni; D.C. 63 Siliştea – Ţepeş Voda – D.N. 2A.

Siliştea has constant access to services of units in Medgidia.


Institutions, economic objectives or activities within the commune are subordinated or part of the same institutions, goals and activities of territorial interest in the municipality: polyclinic and hospital, railway station, etc. Most high school students attend high schools in Medgidia, grain crops are handed over to Medgidia silo, agrozootechnical products are sold in the markets at Medgidia. The relatively close distance to the town (approx. 19 km) makes the relation with Medgidia be the most productive compared to with other localities.The village of Siliştea enjoys an advantageous position, being located near the towns of Medgidia and Cernavoda, in the vicinity of the Danube – only 6 km away, as well as near the Danube-Black Sea Canal.According to the 2011 census, the population of Silistea commune amounts to 1,373 inhabitants, lower compared to the previous census in 2002, when there were 1,462 inhabitants. Most of theinhabitants are Romanian (92.21%), with a minority of Tatars (2.69%). For 5.1% of the population, ethnicity is unknown. From the confessional point of view, most of the inhabitants are Orthodox (90.31%), but there are also Muslims (2.69%) and Roman Catholics (1.82%).



Youth Organization for European Silistra NGO (Silistra district) BulgariaAddress: 88, Sofia Street, Aydemir commune, Silistra Municipality, email:; phone: +359 888 12 00 06 (BG) and 40 733 720 538 (EN)Partner Description: Silistra Municipality is the eastern part of Bulgaria’s territory at the border with Romania. Its territory is part of the Eastern Danube Plain, which is characterized by a temperate climate. Silistra Municipality is a center of regional importance. Silistra is the third largest city on the Bulgarian territory. The municipality consists of 19 localities with a total area of ​​516 km², of which 323km² (63%) cultivated land; 37km² (7%) forests; 16 km² (3%) aquatic areas (reservoirs) and 27% are occupied by road infrastructure.The population of the municipality is 68,194 (almost 50% of the inhabitants of the Silistra district). Two of the municipalities are Aydemir, with a population of 7,700 and Kalipetrovo, with a population of 4882, located near the center, forming together with Silistra large crowd of localities.The geographical location of the municipality makes it a “north-eastern gate” for transport links with Romania and the countries of the former Soviet Union. The municipality is in a developed area with an old tradition cereal production and animal husbandry.There are large enterprises in the municipality that offer a wide range of products, metal and woodworking machines, electronic products, household items, technical rubber items, textile products, wood boards, etc. The food industry is also highly developed producing meat and meat products, refined sunflower oil, frozen fruits and vegetables, milk and dairy products.







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