Dobruja


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Dobruja

(Bulgarian ˈdɔbrudʒa)
n
(Placename) a region of E Europe, between the River Danube and the Black Sea: the north passed to Romania and the south to Bulgaria after the Berlin Congress (1878). Romanian name: Dobrogea

Do•bru•ja

(ˈdoʊ brʊ dʒə)

n.
a region in SE Romania and NE Bulgaria, between the Danube River and the Black Sea. 2970 sq. mi. (7690 sq. km). Romanian, Do•bro•gea (ˈdɔ brɒˌdʒɑ)
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In January 2016, the Court ruled against Bulgaria (case C-141/14) in a similar case concerning the designation and protection of Kaliakra, another important area for protection of birds in the Southern Dobruja region of the northern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.
The hamster was a common species in this country inhabiting lowland and hilly areas up to 600-700 m altitude, with a range covering all parts of the country except for the mountains (Carpathians and Apuseni Mountains), Dobruja and parts of Oltenia (Nechay et al.
The name accounts for the pattern of their development; in this area, the geological structure is very complex because the bedding floor is very old and in fact represents a remnant of the original Romanian mainland, the Dobruja platform and the Moesian platform, which are progressively coming down from mountains to plains.
During the 20th Century, the communication and interaction between the ethnic groups in Dobruja improved and this process was helped along by the Romanian state until the Second World War.
The treaty also forced Bulgaria to return Southern Dobruja, which had been captured during the war and restored the border set by the Treaty of Bucharest (1913).
Associative farms are organized in plain areas with extensive lands, the highest density being in the Romanian Plain and in the South Dobruja Plateau (Iordache, 2009:15).
Kaliakra was the capital of a short-lived, 14th-century principality in the Dobruja region, which was ruled Despot Dobrotitsa.
53 is from the city of Constanta -- in Romania's Dobruja region, on the Black Sea coast -- an area that has produced a smattering of moderate sportspeople in the past, mostly in handball and swimming.
Muslim populations--consisting mainly of Turks and Tatars--grew and consolidated into a stable community in the south-eastern part of the Romanian territory, during five centuries of Ottoman domination of the Dobruja area, occupied by the Turks in 1420, and maintained under Ottoman domination until 1878.
The Treaty of Bucharest of 10 August 1913 confirmed Bulgaria's defeat and the loss of Macedonia to Greece and Serbia and the fertile agricultural region of southern Dobrudzha (English: Dobruja, Romanian: Dobrodgea) to Romania.
During the war that percentage was halved, largely by the loss of the border areas of Bessarabia and northern Bukovina (to the former Soviet Union--now Moldova and a portion of southwest Ukraine) and southern Dobruja (to Bulgaria), as well as by the postwar flight or deportation of ethnic Germans.