Crișan, Tulcea

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Crișan
Commune
Location of Crișan in Tulcea County
Location of Crișan in Tulcea County
Coordinates: 45°06′N 29°18′E / 45.100°N 29.300°E / 45.100; 29.300Coordinates: 45°06′N 29°18′E / 45.100°N 29.300°E / 45.100; 29.300
Country  Romania
County Tulcea
Component villages Caraorman, Crișan, Mila 23
Government
 • Mayor Vaniușa Artimov (since 2004)
Area
 • Total 406.26 km2 (156.86 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,218
 • Density 3.0/km2 (7.8/sq mi)
Postal code 827060
Climate BSk
Website http://www.cjtulcea.ro/judet/crisan.html (Romanian)

Crișan is a commune in Tulcea County, Romania. It includes three villages: Caraorman (45°04′54″N 29°23′20″E / 45.08167°N 29.38889°E / 45.08167; 29.38889 (Caraorman)), Crișan (45°10′25″N 29°23′26″E / 45.17361°N 29.39056°E / 45.17361; 29.39056 (Crișan village)) and Mila 23 (45°13′43″N 29°14′57″E / 45.22861°N 29.24917°E / 45.22861; 29.24917 (Mila 23)).

At the 2011 census, 52.1% of inhabitants were Romanians, 26.2% Russians or Lipovans and 21.6% Ukrainians. At the 2002 census, 74.8% were Romanian Orthodox and 25% Lipovan Old-Rite Orthodox.

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