Istria, Constanța

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This article is about a commune in Romania. For the geographical region bordering the Adriatic Sea, see Istria. For information on the asteroid, see 183 Istria.
Istria
Commune
Istria is located in Romania
Istria
Istria
Location of Istria, Constanţa
Coordinates: 44°34′0″N 28°43′0″E / 44.56667°N 28.71667°E / 44.56667; 28.71667Coordinates: 44°34′0″N 28°43′0″E / 44.56667°N 28.71667°E / 44.56667; 28.71667
Country  Romania
County Constanţa County
Status Commune
Component villages Istria, Nuntaşi
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Herdean (National Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 170.53 km2 (65.84 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Total Decrease2,381
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.cjc.ro/Info%20localitati/Localitati/Istria.htm

Istria is a commune in Constanţa County, Romania.

It is located between the lower Danube and the Dobruja coast of the Black Sea. The ancient site of Histria is found nearby.

Villages in the Istria commune:

  • Istria (historical names: Caranasuf, Turkish: Karanasuf)
  • Nuntaşi (historical names: Duingi, Turkish: Düğüncü)

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 census, Istria had 2,370 Romanians (99.54%), 6 Tatars (0.25%), 5 others (0.21%).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Constanta County at the 2011 census" (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2012.