Geographic information

Cernavoda town is situated in the Plateau of the Lower Dobruja, at Danube’s confluence with the Danube- Black Sea Channel, respectively with the Carasu, Tibrin and Silistea valleys. The defining element of the city and of its administrative territory is the Danube- Black Sea Channel, as an axis of urban structuring of the town, dividing it in two different regions: the northern region, in which we find the city proper and the main

economic points and the southern region, which consists of the main part of the agrarian fields, Bucuresti- Constanta railway and roadway communication ways. As main topography, these two regions are situated on hills, specific to Danube’s river region, which climb down in irregular hill sides or sharp versants towards the Danube, respectively towards the Channel.

In regard to the Danube, Cernavoda town is situated on the right margin, at distances which vary between 50 and 1300 m.

Geographic coordinates :

Latitude – 44°19’ N and Longitude – 28°01’ E

Total surface:

4973 ha, of which: 470 ha within the incorporated area, 4503 ha unincorporated area.

Population:

– 16.129

Households

– 5976

Nr. of Dwellings

– 2081

The surface occupied by the waters:

is of 375 ha, covering the Danube (km 303+400 – km 296+600), the Danube- Black Sea Channel (km 59+275 – km 64+000), the aquatorium of Cernavoda Harbor, as well as the offtake and adduction channels of the Nuclear Plant’s water for radiator.

Rural surroundings

Aliman township

is situated in the south- western part of Constanta county, in Oltinei Plateau, having as limitations: at North – Rasova township, at South- Ion Corvin township, at east- Adamclisi township, at West- Danube river.

Rosova township

is situated in the south- western part of Constanta county, on the C.R. 223, at 100 km in regard to Constanta city and at 20 km from Cernavoda city.

Topalu township

is situated at half of the distance between Harsova and Cernavoda, at 70 km from the county’s seat, on the C.R. 223, in the western part of Constanta county, on Danube’s margin.

Seimeni township

is situated on the right margin of Danube’s river, in the western part of Constanta county.