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Ciacova
German: Tschakowa;
Hungarian: Csák, before 1913: Csákova;
Serbian: Чаково/Čakovo;
Turkish: Çakova
—  Town  —
Roman-catholic church of Ciacova
Location of Ciacova in Timiș County



Ciacova is located in Romania
Ciacova
Location of Ciacova in Romania
Coordinates: 45°30′40″N 21°07′42″E / 45.51111, 21.12833
Country  Romania
County Timis county coat of arms.png Timiş
Town Ciacova
First mentioned 1234
Subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Petru Filip (PD-L)
Area
 • Total 252.76 km2 (97.59 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5 348
 • Density 28.81/km2 (74.6/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 307110
Website http://www.primariaciacova.ro/

Ciacova (German: Tschakowa; Hungarian: Csák, before 1913: Csákova; Serbian: Чаково/Čakovo; Turkish: Çakova) is a town in Timiș County, western Romania, in the Banat region. According to the 2011 census, it had 5,348 inhabitants.

Ciacova is located at 28 km (17 mi) from Timișoara and 30 km (19 mi) from the Serbian border. The town administers four villages: Cebza, Macedonia, Obad and Petroman.

Demographics[]

Census[1] Ethnicity
Year Population Romanians Germans Hungarians Gypsies Serbs Slovaks Other
1880 12,960 7,611 3,166 762 - 1,328 24 69
1900 15,562 8,529 4,009 1,586 - 1,212 35 191
1930 13,566 8,289 2,666 1,409 288 744 20 150
1977 9,952 7,111 1,047 987 392 355 2 58
1992 7,457 5,802 304 709 398 195 2 47
2002 7,285 5,850 191 613 426 151 3 51
2011 5,348 4,266 88 333 229 66 0 33[a]

^  Includes 26 Ukrainians. Data were unavailable for 333 inhabitants.

Natives[]

  • Spiridon Jovanović, Serbian educator in Niš
  • Dositej Obradović (1742–1811), Serbian author, philosopher, linguist, traveler, polyglot and the first minister of education of Serbia
  • Emmerich Stoffel (1913–2008), Romanian communist politician of Swabian origin

References[]

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Ciacova in the Josephinian map of Banat, 1769-72



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