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Constanța is located in Romania
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
 • Mayor Radu Ștefan Mazăre
 • Ceety 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])
 • Ceety 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

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 indwallers.[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]

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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.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  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". Retrieved 2009-07-07. [deid airtin]
  7. "Twinning Cities". City of Thessaloniki. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 

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