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Tecuci
History Museum
History Museum
Coat of arms of Tecuci
Location in Galați County
Location in Galați County
Tecuci is located in Romania
Tecuci
Tecuci
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 45°50′48″N 27°25′40″E / 45.84667°N 27.42778°E / 45.84667; 27.42778Coordinates: 45°50′48″N 27°25′40″E / 45.84667°N 27.42778°E / 45.84667; 27.42778
CountryRomania
CountyGalați
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Lucian-Grigore Costin[1] (PNL)
Area
86.76 km2 (33.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
34,871
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.GL

Tecuci (Romanian pronunciation: [teˈkut͡ʃʲ]) is a city in Galați County, Romania, in the historical region of Western Moldavia. It is situated among wooded hills, on the right bank of the Bârlad River, and at the junction of railways from Galați, Bârlad, and Mărășești.

History

The area neighboring Tecuci was the scene of a fierce battle in 1476 between Moldavian Prince Stephen the Great and the Ottomans.[3]

Under the Kingdom of Romania, it was the residence of the now-defunct Tecuci County.[3]

Economy

The city was famous[when?] for its canned food factories, which preserve vegetables, fruit and meat, as well as for its mustard factories.

Climate

Climate in Tecuci is defined as Dfb (Humid continental climate with warm summers), bordering a Dfa (Humid continental climate with hot summers).

Climate data for Tecuci
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 0.9
(33.6)
2.9
(37.2)
9.1
(48.4)
16.7
(62.1)
22.4
(72.3)
25.8
(78.4)
27.7
(81.9)
27.4
(81.3)
23.3
(73.9)
16.7
(62.1)
9.1
(48.4)
3.2
(37.8)
15.4
(59.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.5
(27.5)
−0.6
(30.9)
4.5
(40.1)
11.0
(51.8)
16.5
(61.7)
19.9
(67.8)
21.7
(71.1)
21.3
(70.3)
17.2
(63.0)
11.2
(52.2)
5.2
(41.4)
0.2
(32.4)
10.5
(50.8)
Average low °C (°F) −5.9
(21.4)
−4.0
(24.8)
0.0
(32.0)
5.4
(41.7)
10.7
(51.3)
14.1
(57.4)
15.7
(60.3)
15.2
(59.4)
11.2
(52.2)
5.8
(42.4)
1.4
(34.5)
−2.8
(27.0)
5.6
(42.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 27
(1.1)
28
(1.1)
27
(1.1)
42
(1.7)
59
(2.3)
72
(2.8)
59
(2.3)
50
(2.0)
44
(1.7)
28
(1.1)
33
(1.3)
29
(1.1)
498
(19.6)
Source: [4]

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1859 5,769—    
1900 13,401+132.3%
1912 14,927+11.4%
1930 17,172+15.0%
1948 20,292+18.2%
1956 23,400+15.3%
1966 28,454+21.6%
1977 36,143+27.0%
1992 46,825+29.6%
2002 42,012−10.3%
2011 34,871−17.0%
Source: Census data

As of 30 October 2011, 34,871 inhabitants live within the city limits.[5]

Natives

Museums

References

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 8 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.
  3. ^ a b Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Tecuci" . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
  4. ^ "Tecuci Climate". Climate-data.org. Retrieved November 25, 2016.
  5. ^ "Populaţia stabilă după etnie - judeţe, municipii, oraşe, comune". National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved April 15, 2014.