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Dobruja

Map showing the territorial gains (darker shades) of Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Montenegro, and Greece, primarily at the expense of Turkey, agreed in the Treaty of Bucharest following the Second Balkan War. Despite its gains, Bulgaria also lost territory to both Romania and Turkey.
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The Balkan States According to the Treaty of Bucharest; Acquisitions of New Territory shown by darker shades

Map showing the territorial gains (darker shades) of Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Montenegro, and Greece, primarily at the expense of Turkey, agreed in the Treaty of Bucharest following the Second Balkan War. Despite its gains, Bulgaria also lost territory to both Romania and Turkey.

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The Balkan States According to the Treaty of Bucharest; Acquisitions of New Territory shown by darker shades

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The Dobruja region of Romania is bounded by the Black Sea, the Danube River and Delta, and the Bulgarian border. The Danube flows easterly between Romania and Bulgaria, before turning north to form the western boundary of Dobruja. The River returns to an eastward flow into the Black Sea, forming part of the border between Romania and Russia. Two millennia ago, the Roman emperor Trajan constructed earthen barriers to extend the eastern barrier of the Danube to the Black Sea.

A single railway line crossed the Danube and Dobruja to the Black Sea port of Constanza, connecting it to Bucharest.

Dobruja is a region in Romania.