Constanta


 

Port data Print E-mail

Official port name

Port of Constantza 

Location

44°10’ N, 28°38’ E

Address

Maritime Ports Administration 

Telephone

+40 241 611540 

Fax

+40 241 619512 

E-mail

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VTS channel

VHF 67 

ISPS 24h contact

VHF 67 

Web

www.portofconstantza.com 





Port facilities:


Maximum ship dimensions

Length: 400 mtr, Draft: 11.5 mtr, Beam: no limit 

Maximum air draught

58 m (limitation of Bosphorus strait)

Pilot

Compulsory 

Tugboat

Available (not compulsory) 

Security facilities

Available

Gangway

Available

Waste handling

Available

Fresh water

Available

Ship Repair

Available

Shore Power

Not available

Anchorage

Available


Cruise passenger port facilities:


Tourist information

Not available

City maps

Available - free

Terminal Building for Passengers

Available

Shopping possibilities at port area

Available

Restaurants and cafes

Available

Rest rooms

Available

International Telephone Connection

Available

Currency exchange

Not available

ATM cash machines

Not available

Internet access

Available

Mailbox

Available

Taxis

Available

Shuttle service

Available

Tourist coaches parking

Available

First (medical) aid

Available

Distance to city center

2 km

Distance to airport

28 km

Distance to main train station

4 km

 
 

City data Print E-mail

Date of establish

657 BC

Time zone

GMT +2 (Summer GMT +3)

Total area

121,7 км?

Population

310 471 inhabitants

Restaurants and cafes

Numerous in town

Cuisine

Romanian, Mediterranean, European

Shopping

Malls, boutiques in town

Normal opening hours

9 a.m- 8 p.m.

Popular souvenirs

Twisted porcelain, embroidery, ceramics, leather

Credit cards

Accepted in major shops and restaurants

Friendliness

Hospitable and friendly

Spoken languages

Romanian, English

Police

112

Emergency

112

Public transportation

Bus, trolleybus

   

Landmarks Print E-mail

• The Roman Mosaics dated 2-3 centuries AD
• Ovid's Statue.
• Byzantine basilica (5 – 6 centuries AD)
• Temples: St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral (1898), Catholic Church (1908), Carol I Mosque (1910).
• St. Helen Methamorphosis Church (1867).
• National Museum of Romanian History and Archeology.
• Ethnography Museum.
• Art Museum.
• Aquarium, dolphinarium and astronomy laboratory.
• The Casino (the beginning of the 20th century).

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Where the famous Ovidius spent his last years? What relation to Constanta has Count Dracula? Let's find the answers in Constanta.


Origin of the name. In 950 the city was named in honor of Constantia, the sister the emperor Constantine the Great. Antique name of the city is Tomis, which means "section" from Greek.


History. Ancient Greek settlement Tomis was founded in 500 b.c. by the expatriates from Miletus. According to other sources, the founder of the city was the king of Colchis Aetes.


The name of the famous Greek poet Publius Ovidius Naso is associated with the city. He has been exiled to a distant city of Tomis by the emperor Octavius Augustus. Here, away from relatives he spent his last years of life.

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