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Port of Constanţa, Romania, on the Black Sea

44.1N 28.6E

June 29th, 2009 Category: Snapshots

Romania - June 10th, 2009

Romania - June 10th, 2009

Constanţa is the second largest and also the oldest living city in Romania, founded around 600 BC. The city is located in the Dobruja region of Romania, on the Black Sea coast, with a beach length of 13 km.

The Port of Constanţa has an area of 39.26 km² and a length of about 30 km, it is the largest port on the Black Sea, and the fourth largest port in Europe.

Here, ships can be seen as white dots on the Black Sea, moving to and from the port. The city itself is bright white, while most of the surrounding land is used for agriculture.

2 Responses to “Port of Constanţa, Romania, on the Black Sea”

  1. 1
    E. Born :

    it is definitely not the fourth largest port in Europe, not even close

  2. 2
    Alex :

    40 sq. km, 61,838,000,000 tonnes of traffic in 2008 and has handling capacity of 100,000,000 tonnes…so it’s close

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