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(Bulgarian ˈdɔbrudʒa)
(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
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(ˈdoʊ brʊ dʒə)

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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Among their topics are food production modes in neolithic Anatolia and the neolithization of the Balkans, buildings and burning: the construction and combustion of Chalcolithic dwellings in the lower Danube and eastern Carpathian areas from the perspective of experimental archaeology, Tartaria tablets: the latest evidence in an archaeological thriller, towards the theory of social status: a cross-disciplinary approach to cultural parameters of secure social status in prehistory, and the Bronze and Early Iron Age settlements in Romanian Dobroudja. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Ionescu de la Brad I (1850) Excursion agricole dans la plaine de la Dobroudja. Constantinople.
(1) This work was supported by a grant of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNCS--UEFISCDI, project number PNH-RU-TE-2012-3-0077, Cultural Heritage and Identity Dynamics in the Turkish Tatar Community from Dobroudja.
The studied territory is part of the Vlasca, East Wallachia and Dobroudja ethnographic areas characterized by several distinctive features:
A second period of her activity was dominated by the scientific interest in religion geography, and, at the same time, she accomplished a complex field research in Danube Delta, North Dobroudja, the north-eastern part of Romanian Plain, Oltenia Plain and Danube Valley.
Black shale has been discovered in Dobroudja by Wwellbores at depth between 2.5km and 3.5km as far back as the 1950s.
--(2003a): "Arta mobiliera in paleoliticul superior din Dobrogea (L'art mobilier au Paleolithique superieur de Dobroudja, Roumanie)", Analele Universitatii Crestine "Dimitrie Cantemir" Seria Istorie (Annales de l'Universite Chretienne "Dimitrie Cantemir" Serie Histoire), t.
It appears in human groups that settle at a distance from centres of learning, in the forests and plains of the Deliorman and Dobroudja (present-day Bulgaria and Romania), in central and eastern Anatolia (Turkey), in desert areas (Turkmenistan), steppes (Kazakhstan) or high mountains (Tianchan, Pamirs), as well as some isolated oases in eastern Turkestan (Kashghar, Turfan).
Singers from Les Voix took part and it was a huge honour for me to sing a traditional Bulgarian song with Kalinka backed by the famous Dobroudja Ensemble.
Most investor interest has been aimed at the Dobroudja area in the northeastern part of the country, considered to be one of the best places to develop wind and solar parks.