- Northern Dobruja
Northern Dobruja (Romanian: Dobrogea; Bulgarian: Северна Добруджа, Severna Dobrudzha) is the part of Dobruja within the borders of Romania. It lies between the lower Danube river and the Black Sea, bordered in south by Bulgarian Southern Dobruja.
- Crapina Lake
- Jijiei Lake
- Traian Lake
- Babadag Lake
- Razim Lake
- Zmeica Lake
- Sinoe Lake
- Taşaul Lake
- Techirghiol Lake
- Main article Danube Delta
The Danube Delta consists of numerous lakes. The most important ones are:
The territory was under Ottoman rule until 1878, when it was awarded to Romania for its role in the 1877-78 Russo-Turkish War, and as compensation for the transfer of a region partly overlapping the Southern Bessarabia. Under the treaties of San Stefano and Berlin, Romania received Northern Dobruja while the newly restored principality of Bulgaria received the smaller Southern part of the region. After the Second Balkan War in 1913, Romania also occupied the Bulgarian Southern Dobruja, which it ruled until the signing of the 1940 Treaty of Craiova.
- ^ Woolf, Stuart Joseph (December 21, 1995). Nationalism in Europe, 1815 to the present: a reader. Routledge. pp. 115. ISBN 978-0415125635. http://books.google.com/books?id=1IiB04cBLuMC&pg=PA115&lpg=PA115&dq=%22Northern+Dobruja%22#v=onepage&q=%22Northern%20Dobruja%22&f=false.
Historical regions in Romania
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