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Constanța is located in Roumainie
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
CoontyConstanța Coonty
Foondit7t century BC as Tomis
 • MayorRadu Ștefan Mazăre
 • City124.89 km2 (48.22 sq mi)
 • Metro
1013.5 km2 (391.3 sq mi)
25 m (82 ft)
 (2011 census[1])
 • CityDecrease254,693
 • Density2039/km2 (5,280/sq mi)
 • Metro
 • Ethnic groups
Romanies Greeks Tatars Turks
Demonym(s)constănțeanconstănțeancă (ro)
Postal code

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]

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" (PDF) (in Romanie). INSSE. February 02, 2012. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 2012-03-24. Retrieved February 16, 2012. Check date values in: |date= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Populaţia stabilă la 1.01.2009" (in Romanian). INSSE. 19 Mey 2009. Archived frae the original on 26 Julie 2009. Retrieved 20 Mey 2009.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. "Constanta". Romanian Tourist Office. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2009.
  4. "Eight Cities/Six Ports: Yokohama's Sister Cities/Sister Ports". Yokohama Convention & Visitiors Bureau. Archived frae the original on 5 Mey 2009. Retrieved 18 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  5. "Kota Kembar Makassar-Constantia". Ali Mochtar Ngabalin. Archived frae the original on 15 December 2010. Retrieved 25 Januar 2010.
  6. "Les jumelages de Brest". Archived frae the original on 15 Julie 2009. Retrieved 7 Julie 2009.
  7. "Twinning Cities". City of Thessaloniki. Archived frae the original on 31 Mairch 2009. Retrieved 7 Julie 2009.

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