Location in Brăila County
|• Mayor||Fănel George Chiriță (PSD)|
|Area||186.14 km2 (71.87 sq mi)|
|• Density||56/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
Ianca (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈjaŋka]) is a town in Brăila County, Muntenia, Romania. At the 2002 census, the town had a population of 12,886 people, making it Brăila County's second-largest urban locality.
|Source: Census data|
The first mention of the town dates to 1834.
The town's area is 186 km², of which 10.9 km² have the status of residential area. The town administers six villages: Berlești, Gara Ianca, Oprișenești, Perișoru, Plopu and Târlele Filiu. It also features a large military base scheduled to be transformed into a civil airport.
Twin towns — Sister cities
Ianca is twinned with:
- "Results of the 2016 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
- "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
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