one of the largest wetlands in the world - as waterfowl
habitat and the largest area of reed beds on the
planet and can be considered a living museum of biodiversity,
with 30 types of ecosystems, invaluable for the universal
Delta is limited to the south-west by the Dobrogea
Plateau, in the north forms the border with Ukraine
and flows east into the Black Sea. Delta is crossed
by the 45th° parallel north N latitude and the
29th° meridian east.
Delta is considered to be semiarid temperate climate
space, the usual climate for pontic steppes. Flat
water areas and very large spaces, covered in various
degrees of vegetation, interrupted by sand islands,
form a active surface typical the for delta and adjacent
lagoons, quite different from the Pontic steppe.
Tulcea is the gateway to the Danube Delta. Built
on seven hills, this former trade center has now
become a major sea and river port, and the most important
center of the fishing industry in Romania. The growing
interest in the Delta had a major impact on the development
Remarkable landmarks of the city include the Museum
of Archaeology and History, the Museum of Ethnography
and Folklore, and especially the Delta Museum.