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Măcin

Măcin (Maçin) is a town in Tulcea County, Dobrogea, Romania.

History

The town is located on an ancient Celtic settlement, named Arrubium. It was then included in the Dacian kingdoms of Rhemaxos and Zyraxes, then conquered by the Roman Empire, which stationed a cavalry unit in this place between 99 and 241. Part of the Byzantine Empire and later Ottoman Empire, it was included for some time in the Wallachian and Moldavian voivodates.

It was the site of the Battle of Măcin in 1791.

Population

Natives

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