Ianca

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Ianca
Coat of arms of Ianca
Coat of arms
Location in Brăila County
Location in Brăila County
Ianca is located in Romania
Ianca
Ianca
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 45°8′6″N 27°28′29″E / 45.13500°N 27.47472°E / 45.13500; 27.47472Coordinates: 45°8′6″N 27°28′29″E / 45.13500°N 27.47472°E / 45.13500; 27.47472
Country Romania
CountyBrăila
Government
 • MayorFănel George Chiriță[1] (PSD)
Area
186.14 km2 (71.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
10,343
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.BR
Websitewww.primaria-ianca.ro

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.

History[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1992 11,736—    
2002 12,886+9.8%
2011 10,049−22.0%
Source: Census data

The first mention of the town dates to 1834.

Administration[edit]

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.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Ianca is twinned with:

Ianca postcard

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results of the 2016 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.