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Crișan is a commune located in Tulcea County, Romania. It is named after the Danube branch, Crișan River, which flows through the commune. Crișan is part of the Danube Delta, a unique ecosystem recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Geography[edit | edit source]

Crișan is situated in the central part of the Danube Delta, on the right bank of the Sulina branch. The commune is composed of three villages: Crișan, Mila 23, and Caraorman. The latter is known for its sand dunes, which are a rare occurrence in Romania.

Flora and Fauna[edit | edit source]

The Danube Delta, where Crișan is located, is home to over 5,500 species of flora and fauna. It is the second-largest delta in Europe and the best preserved on the continent. The area is a haven for bird watchers, with over 300 species of birds found here, including the endangered Dalmatian Pelican.

Healthcare[edit | edit source]

Healthcare in Crișan is provided by a local medical center, which offers basic medical services. For more specialized care, residents usually travel to the county capital, Tulcea.

Tourism[edit | edit source]

Crișan is a popular destination for tourists due to its unique location in the Danube Delta. Activities include bird watching, fishing, and boat tours. The commune also hosts an annual festival, "The Days of the Delta", which celebrates the unique culture and biodiversity of the region.

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