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Comarnic
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City hall of Comarnic

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Position of Comarnic in Prahova County



Comarnic is located in Romania
Comarnic
Position of Comarnic in Romania



Comarnic is located in Prahova County
Comarnic
Position of Comarnic in Prahova County
Coordinates: 45°15′04″N 25°38′07″E / 45.25111, 25.63528
Country  Romania
County Actual Prahova county CoA.png Prahova
Town Comarnic
Subordinated settlements
Government
 • Mayor Sorin Nicolae Popa (PSD)
Area
 • Total 89.97 km2 (34.74 sq mi)
Elevation 555 m (1,821 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11 970
 • Density 314.66/km2 (815.0/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 105700
Website http://primariacomarnic.ro/

Comarnic is a town in Prahova County, Romania, with a population of 13,500. Four villages are administered by the town: Ghioșești, Podu Lung, Poiana și Posada.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1977 13,703
1992 13,762 +0.4%
2002 13,532 −1.7%
2011 11,732 −13.3%
Source: Census data

Etymology[]

Its name origin is the Romanian word "comarnic", which is a kind of a shepherd's hut [1] of Slavic origin: komar=mosquito+ -nik, literally, "retreat from mosquitoes". It is used for milking sheep and storing milk and other dairy products.[2][3]

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