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Ion Jalea (1887 - 1983), sculptor, academician
Casimcea is a commune in Tulcea County, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Casimcea, Cișmeaua Nouă (historical name: Ramazanchioi), Corugea, Haidar, Rahman and Războieni (historical name: Alifacâ).
The commune also included the village of Stânca (historical name: Mahomencea), located at 44.75°N 28.2833°E / 44.75; 28.2833, which is currently deserted.
The name of the commune is of Turkish origin, being derived from the word Kasım, itself from the Arabic Qasim, "one who distributes". The suffix "cea" is a Romanianization of the Turkish -ça.