Ismail County

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Județul Ismail
County (Județ)
Coat of arms of Județul Ismail
Coat of arms
Romania 1930 county Ismail.png
Country Flag of Romania.svg Romania
Historic region Bessarabia
Established 1925
Ceased to exist Administrative and Constitutional Reform in 1938
 • Type Prefect
 • Land 4,212 km2 (1,626 sq mi)
Population (1930)
 • Total 224,229
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ismail was a county (județ) of Romania, in Bessarabia, with the capital city at Ismail.


The county neighboured the counties of Cetatea-Albă and Cahul to the north, Covurlui to the west, Tulcea to the south and the Black Sea to the south-east.[1]


The county comprised four districts:[2]

After 1938[edit]

After the 1938 Administrative and Constitutional Reform, this county merged with the counties of Brăila, Cahul, Covurlui, Fălciu, Putna, Râmnicu Sărat, Tecuci, Tulcea, and Tutova to form Ținutul Dunării.


  1. ^ (in Romanian), Map of Ismail County, accessed on February 20, 2012
  2. ^ (in Romanian), Administrative Divisions of Ismail County, accessed on February 20, 2012

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