Sarichioi commune is located in the central area of Tulcea County, being bounded by the following communal territories: to the northeast the administrative territory of Valea Nucărilor commune, to the east Razelm Lake, to the south the administrative territory of Ceamurlia commune, to the west the administrative territory of Mihai Bravu. The access in the locality can be done on the county road Dj222.

Sarichioi commune comprises five villages: Sarichioi, Zebil, Enisala, Sabangia and Visterna.

The name of Sarichioi locality is of Turkish origin, meaning “Yellow village”. The village was founded on the current site in the sixteenth century or maybe earlier, it being mentioned in 1575 in a Turkish document, with the current name. In the first phases of habitation it is possible that the Turks have been the majority, although other testimonies state that the Lippovan-Russians are the ones who laid the foundation of the village. The population is predominantly of Russian ethnicity, the commune being the locality with the most Russian ethnics in Romania.

After other data, the Lippovan Russians arrived here in the centuries XVIII-XIX, driven out of the tsarist empire by the religious persecutions they were subjected to. They made Slavic the name of the village, which lasted until 1850, after which it returned to the original shape.

The main occupations of the inhabitants of this commune are fishing, agriculture and tourism.

Enisala locality belongs to Sarichioi commune, located in Tulcea County. The distance to the town of Babadag is 8 km. The name of the locality is of Turkish origin, comes from the words Eni Sale, in translation “The New Village”. The locality is known for the nearby fortress that has the same name, but also due to the fishing arrangement nearby. The access to the locality is done by road from Babadag locality on the county road DJ223A.

Sabangia locality belongs to Sarichioi commune, located in Tulcea County, at a distance of 26 km from the town of Tulcea. The access to the locality: by road on the county road DJ222.

Zebil locality is located in Tulcea county, on the bank of Babadag Lake, at a distance of 27 km from the town of Tulcea. It belongs to Sarichioi commune. The name of the village is of Turkish origin and it means “straight road”. On the main street, many buildings are built by Mihail Moruzov (Mihail Moruzov was born and raised in Zebil village. Son of the priest Nicolae from Zebil, Mihail Moruzov, in 1917 he managed to organize one of the most flexible intelligence services in Europe: Information Service of the Delta). The inhabitants of Zebil currently deal with vegetable growing, livestock farming and agriculture. Access to the locality: by road from the national road DN22 by the communal road Dc14.

Visterna locality belongs to Sarichioi commune, located in Tulcea County. The distance to the town of Babadag is 5 Km. Situated between two forests, Visterna locality has a small number of houses scattered along the road, whose inhabitants are mostly involved in subsistence agriculture and livestock farming. Access to the locality: by road from Babadag locality, on the county road DJ223A and then on the communal road Dc17.

Trasee turistice: Sarichioi – commune – Babadag Plateau – Babadag (lake) – Razim (lake) – Church 1883, Lippovan; See Sights
Trasee turistice: Sarichioi Visterna village – Visternei Hill (221m alt) / Babadag Lake- The Monastery of the “Birth of Virgin Mary Visterna” (F); See Sights
Trasee turistice: Sarichioi Zebil village – Babadag Plateau – Babadag (lake) – Razim (lake) – Church 1874; See Sights
Trasee turistice: Sarichioi Enisala village – Babadag Plateau – Babadag (lake) – Razim (lake) – Enisala Fortress- “Cave”- traces of Roman-Byzantine settlement centuries IV- VI, Channel. See Sights