Istria, Constanța

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Istria
Commune
Istria is located in Romania
Istria
Istria
Location of Istria, Constanța
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
CountyConstanța County
StatusCommune
Component villagesIstria, Nuntași
Government
 • MayorIoan Herdean (National Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total170.53 km2 (65.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2011[1])
 • TotalDecrease2,381
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.primaria-istria.ro

Istria is a commune in Constanța 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)
  • Nuntași (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 "Constanța County at the 2011 census" (PDF) (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 24, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2012.