Thursday, April 22, 2010

Constanta, Romania

Constanta - Constantza

Orasul vechi - The old Town

Foto: Nicu Triculescu, 2001

postmarked in 2010 with two great Romania 'Vases' stamps

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Constanţa is one of the oldest cities in Romania, founded around 600 BC. The city is located in the Dobruja region of Romania, on the Black Sea coast. It is the capital of Constanţa County and the largest city in the region.

The Port of Constanţa has an area of 39.26 km2 (15.16 sq mi) and a length of about 30 km (19 mi). It is the largest port on the Black Sea, and one of the largest ports in Europe.

2 comments:

Dorincard said...

I've been there-great! :)
RomaNia 'Vases', not Romaia, of course. :)

9teen87 said...

ha ha - yes, thank you - I fixed it :D