|Historical region :||Dobruja|
|Time zone :||EET ( UTC +2)|
|Area :||54.93 km²|
|Residents :||36,364 (October 20, 2011)|
|Population density :||662 inhabitants per km²|
|Postal code :||905500|
|Telephone code :||(+40) 02 41|
|License plate :||CT|
|Structure and administration (as of 2016)|
|Community type :||Municipality|
|Structure :||Mangalia, Aurora , Jupiter , Olimp , Venus , Neptune , Saturn|
|Mayor :||Cristian Radu ( PNL )|
|Postal address :||SOS. Constanței, no. 13
loc. Mangalia, jud. Constanța, RO-905500
Since the 9th century it was known to the Turks as the city of Pangalia , to the Romanians as Tomisovara and to the Greeks as Panglicara . From a historical point of view, it was one of the most important ports on the west coast of the Black Sea.
In the 2002 census, 40,150 people were registered in Mangalia. Of these, 36,220 were Romanians, 1,709 Turks, 1,415 Tatars , 339 Roma , 186 Magyars , 191 Lipovans and the like. a. ethnic groups. In 2011, of the 36,364 inhabitants of the city, 29,965 declared themselves to be Romanians, 1,474 as Turks, 1,183 as Tatars, 165 as Roma, 116 as Lipovans, 82 as Magyars and some other ethnicities .
Today Mangalia is a health resort and destination for sea vacationers. The city is also home to the oldest surviving mosque in Romania and an archaeological museum. In the newly built Hotel President you can visit interesting excavations of the ancient city in the basement.
The city's largest industrial company is the Mangalia shipyard . The shipyard specializes in the conversion and repair of cargo ships and has a capacity of six newly built ships up to Panamax size and up to forty ship repairs per year.
- Demetrios von Kallatis (late 3rd / early 2nd century BC), Greek historian
- Claudia Pavel (* 1984), pop singer
- Inna (* 1986), dance singer
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- Manfred Oppermann : Thracians, Greeks and Romans on the west coast of the Black Sea . Zabern's illustrated books on archeology . Zabern, Mainz 2007, ISBN 978-3-8053-3739-7 .
- Radu Barbulescu: Istros, Kallatis, Tomi. Forgotten Greco-Roman antiquity in Dobruja. Barbulescu, Munich 2002, ISBN 3-930672-73-1 .
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