- Straja commune directs here. For the mountain resort, see Straja.
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The first document attesting the existence of Straja dates since 1750. Part of Bukovina, it was under Austrian rule until 1918.
Straja has a population of 5,341, mostly Romanian, and the major religion is Orthodoxy.
In 1930, according to the census taken in that year, Straja had a population of 4,662, of whom 4,338 were classified as ethnically Romanian, 137 German, 134 Jewish, 29 Russian, and 15 Polish. The numbers by religion were 4,359 Orthodox, 145 Roman Catholic, 134 Jewish, 13 Lutheran, 10 Greek Catholic, and 1 Baptist.
Straja is situated in the northern part of Suceava county (47.92° N, 25.55° E), in the Rădăuți valley and is on the banks of the Suceava River. The northern edge of the commune is part of Romania's border with Ukraine.
The main industry is wood processing.
- Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
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