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Constanța
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Constanța is located in Romania
Constanța
Constanța
Coordinates: 44°10.4′N 28°38.3′E / 44.1733°N 28.6383°E / 44.1733; 28.6383Coordinates: 44°10.4′N 28°38.3′E / 44.1733°N 28.6383°E / 44.1733; 28.6383
Kintra Romanie
Coonty Constanța Coonty
Foondit 7t century BC as Tomis
Government
 • Mayor Radu Ștefan Mazăre
Area
 • City 124.89 km2 (48.22 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,013.5 km2 (391.3 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2011 census[1])
 • City Decrease254,693
 • Density 2,039/km2 (5,280/sq mi)
 • Metro 387,593
 • Ethnic groups Romanies, Greeks, Tatars, Turks
Demonym constănțeanconstănțeancă (ro)
Postal code 900xxx
Leids Romanie
Website www.primaria-constanta.ro

Constanţa (Romanie pronunciation: [konˈstant͡sa]; historical names: Tomis, Greek: Κωνστάντια or Konstantia, Turkis: Köstence‎, Bulgarie: Кюстенджа or Kyustendzha) is the auldest livin ceety in Romanie, foondit aroond 600 BC. The ceety is locatit in the Dobruja region o Romanie, on the Black Sea coast. It is the caipital o Constanța Coonty an the lairgest ceety in the region.

The ceety o Constanța is ane o the maist important in Romanie, ane o fower roughly equal-size ceeties which rank efter Bucharest. The Constanța metropolitan aurie wis foondit in 2007 an comprises 14 localities locatit at a maximum distance o 30 km (19 mi) frae the ceety an wi 446,595 inhabitants.[2] It haes the seicont lairgest metropolitan aurie in Romanie, efter Bucharest.

The Port o Constanţa haes an aurie o 39.26 km2 (15.16 sq mi) an a length o aboot 30 km (19 mi). It is the lairgest port on the Black Sea, an ane o the lairgest ports in Europe.[3]

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Constanţa is twinned wi:

Consulates[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Italy The Honorary Consulate o Italy
  • Norawa The Honorary Consulate o Norawa
  • Finland The Honorary Consulate o Finland
  • Hungary The Honorary Consulate o Hungary
  • Lebanon The Honorary Consulate o Lebanon
  • Sirie The Honorary Consulate o Sirie

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Constanta Coonty at the 2011 census" (in Romanie). INSSE. February 02, 2012. Retrieved February 16, 2012. 
  2. "Populaţia stabilă la 1.01.2009" (in Romanian). INSSE. May 19, 2009. Retrieved May 20, 2009. 
  3. "Constanta". Romanian Tourist Office. Retrieved 2009-04-18. 
  4. "Eight Cities/Six Ports: Yokohama's Sister Cities/Sister Ports". Yokohama Convention & Visitiors Bureau. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  5. "Kota Kembar Makassar-Constantia". Ali Mochtar Ngabalin. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  6. "Les jumelages de Brest". Mairie-brest.fr. Retrieved 2009-07-07. [deid airtin]
  7. "Twinning Cities". City of Thessaloniki. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 

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