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Mangalia
Coat of arms of Mangalia
Coat of arms
Location of Mangalia
Coordinates: 43°49′02″N 28°34′58″E / 43.81722, 28.58278
Country Flag of Romania Romania
County Constanţa County
Status Municipality
Government
 - Mayor Paul Eduard (Independent)
Area
 - Municipality 62.26 km²  (24 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 - Municipality 41,153
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website: http://www.mangalia.ro/

Mangalia (IPA: [man.'ga.li.a], historical names: Callatis, Pangalia, Panglicara, Tomisovara) is a city and a port on the Romanian coast of the Black Sea in the south-east of Constanţa County. Image File history File linksMetadata Coa_Mangalia_RO.jpg Coat of arms of Mangalia, from the mayors office website. ... Image File history File links Mangalia_in_Romania. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Administrative map of Romania. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries not observing daylight saving Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Eastern European Time Central Africa Time Israel Standard Time South Africa Standard Time Central European Summer Time West Africa Summer Time Category: ... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... For other uses, see Black Sea (disambiguation). ... Facts Development region: Sud-Est Historic region: Dobruja Capital city: ConstanÅ£a Population:  â€¢ As of 2002:  â€¢ Population density: 715,151 101/km² Area: 7,071 km² Codes:  â€¢ Car numbers  â€¢ ISO 3166-2:RO CT RO-CT Telephone code: (+40) x41 (1) Web:   County Council Prefecture 1. ...


The following resorts are administered by the Mangalia municipality:

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Jupiter is a summer resort on the Romanian seacoast, on the Black Sea, 4 km (2. ... Neptun is a summer resort on the Romanian seacoast, on the Black Sea, 6 km (3. ... Olimp is a summer resort on the Romanian seacoast, on the Black Sea, 7 km (4. ... Saturn is a summer resort on the Romanian seacoast, on the Black Sea, 1 km (0. ... Venus is a summer resort on the Romanian seacoast, on the Black Sea, 3 km (1. ...

History

A Greek colony named Callatis was founded in the 4th century BC during the rule of the Macedonian king Amyntas III. Since the 9th century it was known by the Turks as Pangalia, by the Romanians as Tomisovara and by the Greeks as Panglicara and it was one of the most important ports on the west coast of the Black Sea. Mangalia (former Callatis) is the oldest city, continuous inhabitated, on the present territory of Romania. The 4th century BC started the first day of 400 BC and ended the last day of 301 BC. It is considered part of the Classical era, epoch, or historical period. ... Amyntas III, stater Amyntas III (or II), son of Arrhidaeus, grandfather of Alexander the Great, was king of Macedon from 393 (or 389) to 369 BC. He came to the throne after the ten years of confusion which followed the death of Archelaus II, the patron of art and literature. ...


Geography and Climate

Mangalia is positioned at 43°49’ latitude and 28°35’ longitude, with an approximate elevation of 10 meters, 44 km south of the municipality of Constanţa, on the same latitude as the French resort of Nice. Mangalia is one of the southernmost resort on the Romanian coast of the Black Sea. This article is about the geographical term. ... Longitude is the east-west geographic coordinate measurement most commonly utilized in cartography and global navigation. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... County ConstanÅ£a Mayor Radu Åžtefan Mazăre Area 124. ... Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Coordinates Administration Country Region Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur Department Alpes-Maritimes (06) Intercommunality Community of Agglomeration Nice Côte dAzur Mayor Jacques Peyrat (UMP) (since 1995) Statistics Land area¹ 71. ...


Mangalia is characterized by a moderate maritime climate (annual average temperature 11.2°C - one of the highest in Romania) with hot summers (July average over 22°C) and mild winters (January average 0.2°C), Mangalia being the country's second place, after Băile Herculane, with positive average temperatures in wintertime. Spring comes early but is cool and autumn is long and warm. In summer, cloudiness is reduced (about 25 sunny days in a month) and the duration of sunshine is of 10-12 hours a day. Annual precipitation is low (about 400 mm). Staue of Hercules from Băile Herculane Băile Herculane (Hungarian: HerkulesfürdÅ‘, German: Herkulesbad, Latin: Aqua Herculis) is a town in Romanian Banat, in CaraÅŸ-Severin county, situated in the valley of the Cerna River, between the MehedinÅ£i Mountains to the east and the Cerna Mountains to the... For other uses, see Spring. ... This article is about the temperate season. ... For other uses, see Summer (disambiguation). ...


The sea breeze is stronger in summer. The natural cure factors are the water of the Black Sea, which is chlorided, sulphated, sodic, magnesian, hypotonic (mineralization 15.5g), the sulphurous, chlorided, bicarbonated, sodic, calcic, mesothermal (21-28°C) mineral waters of the springs in the northern part of the city, in the area of the beach between Saturn and Venus, the sulphurous peat mud, rich in minerals, which is extracted from the peat bog north of the city (expected to last another 250 years) and the marine climate, rich in saline aerosols and solar radiation that have a bracing effect on the organism. Look up Breeze in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A natural spring on Mackinac Island in Michigan. ... Solar irradiance spectrum at top of atmosphere. ... Life on Earth redirects here. ...


The resort has a large, fine-sand beach developed for purposes of aeroheliotherapy and wave therapy, as well as high seawalls with a specific microclimate where one may benefit from inhalations of saline aerosols having therapeutic effects. Particulates, alternatively referred to as particulate matter (PM), aerosols or fine particles, are tiny particles of solid or liquid suspended in a gas. ...


Tourist attractions

The haven of Mangalia
The haven of Mangalia

The Scythian tomb discovered in 1959 where archaeologists unearthed fragments of a papyrus in Greek, the first document of this kind in Romania; the incineration tombs (the necropolis of the Callatis citadel, dating back to the 4th-2nd centuries BC); the ruins of the Callatis citadel (6th century BC); the Turkish Mangalia Mosque (16th century); the Archaeology Museum which shelters a rich collection of amphorae and sculptures from the Hellenistic epoch, fragments of stone sarcophagi, paintball romania top club in the world with indoor field at Hotel Apollo Neptun and extreme sports teambuilding non stop for the turist , etc. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 419 pixelsFull resolution (802 × 420 pixels, file size: 135 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Portul Mangalia - autor Lucian Amarandei (aparat Canon A510) This is the page where the author releases the image for any possible uses: http://ro. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 419 pixelsFull resolution (802 × 420 pixels, file size: 135 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Portul Mangalia - autor Lucian Amarandei (aparat Canon A510) This is the page where the author releases the image for any possible uses: http://ro. ... Scythia was an area in Eurasia inhabited in ancient times by an Indo-Aryans known as the Scythians. ... For the New York prison see The Tombs. ... For other forms of waste plant that produce energy see waste-to-energy. ... (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium) The 6th century BC started on January 1, 600 BC and ended on December 31, 501 BC. // Monument 1, an Olmec colossal head at La Venta The 5th and 6th centuries BC were a time of empires, but more importantly, a time... Mangalia Mosque (Esmahan Sultan) is the oldest mosque in Romania, being built in 1525 by Esmahan, the daughter of Ottoman sultan Selim II. Located in Mangalia, Constanţa County, it serves a community of 800 Muslim families, most of them of Turkish and Tatar ethnicity. ... The term Hellenistic (established by the German historian Johann Gustav Droysen) in the history of the ancient world is used to refer to the shift from a culture dominated by ethnic Greeks, however scattered geographically, to a culture dominated by Greek-speakers of whatever ethnicity, and from the political dominance... A sarcophagus is a stone container for a coffin or body. ...


The city has been known in recent years as the place where one of the largest summer festivals in Romania takes place: Callatis Festival. For other uses, see Festival (disambiguation). ... Callatis Festival, the largest music & culture festival held in Romania. ...


Twin cities

It is twinned with Greenport, a coastal village on Long Island (New York State, USA). The bird statue in the Greenport harbor Greenport is a village in Suffolk County, New York, United States. ... This article is about the island in New York State. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...

Constanţa County
Flag of Romania
Municipalities  Constanţa (county seat) | Mangalia | Medgidia
Towns  Basarabi | Băneasa | Cernavodă | Eforie | Hârşova | Năvodari | Negru Vodă | Ovidiu | Techirghiol
Communes

23 August  | Adamclisi  | Agigea  | Albeşti  | Aliman  | Amzacea  | Bărăganu  | Castelu  | Cerchezu  | Chirnogeni  | Ciobanu  | Ciocârlia  | Cobadin  | Cogealac  | Comana  | Corbu  | Costineşti  | Crucea  | Cumpăna  | Cuza Vodă  | Deleni  | Dobromir  | Dumbrăveni  | Fântânele  | Gârliciu  | Ghindăreşti  | Grădina  | Horia  | Independenţa  | Ion Corvin  | Istria  | Limanu  | Lipniţa  | Lumina  | Mereni  | Mihai Viteazu  | Mihail Kogălniceanu  | Mircea Vodă  | Nicolae Bălcescu  | Oltina  | Ostrov  | Pantelimon  | Pecineaga  | Peştera  | Poarta Albă  | Rasova  | Saligny  | Saraiu  | Săcele  | Seimeni  | Siliştea  | Târguşor  | Topalu  | Topraisar  | Tortoman  | Tuzla  | Valu lui Traian  | Vulturu
Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Facts Development region: Sud-Est Historic region: Dobruja Capital city: ConstanÅ£a Population:  â€¢ As of 2002:  â€¢ Population density: 715,151 101/km² Area: 7,071 km² Codes:  â€¢ Car numbers  â€¢ ISO 3166-2:RO CT RO-CT Telephone code: (+40) x41 (1) Web:   County Council Prefecture 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... A municipality (municipiu in Romanian) is a level of administrative subdivision in Romania. ... County ConstanÅ£a Mayor Radu Åžtefan Mazăre Area 124. ... Medgidia (Turkish Mecidiye): (population: 43,800) is a town in Dobruja, Romania. ... List of Romanian Cities (by Population) See also List of cities in Romania (alphabetically) List of cities External link Map Categories: Cities in Romania | Lists of cities ... See also The Basarabi Culture. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Town Mayor Gelu Iordache, since 2000 Area 109. ... Location of Cernavodă Coordinates: , Country County Status Town Government  - Mayor Hansa Gheorghe (National Liberal Party) Area  - Town 46. ... Eforie (population: 9,294) is a town and a holiday resort on the Black Sea shore, in the Constanţa county, Romania. ... HârÅŸova is a city in ConstanÅ£a county, Romania, with a population of 11. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Town Mayor Tudorel Calapod, Democratic Party, since 2004 Area 41. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Town Mayor Ion Nicolin, Social Democratic Party, since 2004 Area 164 km² Population (2002) 5,566 Density 33 inh/km² Geographical coordinates Web site http://www. ... Techirghiol is a town in Constanţa county, Romania. ... A commune (comună in Romanian) is the lowest level of administrative subdivision in Romania. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Mugur Viorel Mitrana, since 2004 Area 74. ... Tropaeum Traiani Adamclisi is a commune in ConstanÅ£a County, in the Dobrogea region of Romania. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Ion Ioniţă, since 2004 Area 47. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Marian Gâscan, since 2004 Area 156. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Constantin Radu, since 2004 Area 130. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Constantin Bentea, since 2004 Area 43. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Nicolae Anghel, since 2004 Area 52. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Ion Constantinescu, since 2004 Area 72. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gheorghe Manta, since 2004 Area 116. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Ion Tănase, since 2004 Area 91. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Traian Dragomir, since 2004 Area 140. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Ion Corneanu, since 2004 Area 188. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Ioan Soare, since 2004 Area 238. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Antoneta Mândrescu, since 2004 Area 61. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Marian GălbinaÅŸu, since 2004 Area 117. ... CostineÅŸti is a village in Romania on the shore of the Black Sea a popular summer destination for young people and students. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gheorghe Frigioi, since 2004 Area 238. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Mariana Gâju, Social Democratic Party, since 2004 Area 50. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Eugen Dumitru, since 2004 Area 53. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Dan Anica, since 2004 Area 178. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Iusein Visel, since 2004 Area 139. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gheorghe Bădan, since 2004 Area 52. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gheorghe Popescu, since 2004 Population (2004) Geographical coordinates Web site http://www. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Constantin CimpoiaÅŸu, since 2004 Area 61. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Åžtefan Maxim, since 2004 Area 14. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Ion Melcea, since 2004 Area 71. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gigel Sava, since 2004 Area 58. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Cristea Gâscan, since 2004 Area 177. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Marcela Rădulescu, since 2004 Area 111. ... Istria is a village in eastern Romania. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Nicolae Iustin Urdea, since 2004 Area 76. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Florin Georgel Onescu, since 2004 Area 180. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Ioan Roman, since 2004 Area 44. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gheorghe Chiriac, since 2004 Area 66. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gheorghe Grameni, since 2004 Area 206. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Valer Iosif MureÅŸan, since 2004 Area 165. ... Mithraic relief from Mircea Vodă, 2nd century CE. Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Paul Mocanu, since 2004 Area 147. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Marcel Dumitrescu, since 2004 Area 117. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Niculae Dragomir, since 2004 Area 171. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Vasile Neicu, since 2004 Area 134. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Niculae Stan, since 2004 Area 9. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Ion Cosor, since 2004 Area 194. ... Poarta Albă (literally in Romanian: ; Turkish: ) is a commune in ConstanÅ£a County, Romania. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Mihalache NeamÅ£u, since 2004 Area 111. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gabriel Tatulescu, since 2004 Area 35. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Vasile Băjan, since 2004 Area 113. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Ion Oprea, National Liberal Party, since 2004 Area 182. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Lucian Blaj, since 2004 Area 89. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Mihai Soare, since 2004 Area 71. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Iulian Bârsan, since 2004 Area 169. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gheorghe Murat, since 2004 Area 79. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gheorghe Stelian, since 2004 Area 131. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Gheorghe Panait, since 2004 Area 99. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Avram Ghebenei, since 2004 Area 54. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Florin Mitroi, since 2004 Area 63. ... County ConstanÅ£a County Status Commune Mayor Neculae Berbec, since 2004 Area 71. ...


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Mangalia, Romania, Pictures (198 words)
Mangalia, resort town in southeastern Romania, in Constanta County, on the Black Sea.
On the north, it is bordered by the forest of Comorova, and on the south by the lake of Mangalia.
Mangalia is situated on the ruins of the ancient city of Callatis, founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BC, and later part of the Roman Empire.
Mangalia - LoveToKnow 1911 (90 words)
MANGALIA, a town in the department of Constantza Rumania, situated on the Black Sea, and at the mouth of a small stream, the Mangalia, io m.
Mangalia is to be identified with the Thracian Kallatis or Acervetis, a colony of Miletus which continued to be a flourishing place to the close of the Roman period.
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