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Black Sea


History of the Mediterranean and Black Sea


Map Practice - Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and the Surrounding Regions for UPSC Prelims 2018


Mediterranean sea to black sea


Meeting of the Mediterranean sea & Atlantic ocean


The Formation of the Mediterranean Sea

The Black Sea is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia. It is supplied by a number of major rivers, such as the Danube, Dnieper, Southern Bug, Dniester, Don, and the Rioni. About a third of Europe drains into the Black Sea, including the countries of Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.
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