About town Macin
Near the Danube, a relatively short distance to the Black Sea (150 kilometers), with a mountain “on its feet” city Macin has its decades its place on the map Romania, and, lately, it seems to find a good position on the list of places which must be visited.
Macin, considered one of the oldest urban centers of the country, is a town in Tulcea County, Dobrogea region. The city is the second urban center of Tulcea County in this regard taking into account the number of inhabitants and economic potential and development prospects.
Macin is situated on a plateau terrace, bordered in the north-east tip Suluc, southeast of quarries Jacob Deal and Turcoaia, northwest of peak Urliga and west of the Old Danube .
The city is located in the south-eastern Romania, in the north-west of Tulcea county, 15 kilometers from the city of Braila, Galati 40 kilometers and 80 kilometers from the city of Tulcea.
To the north, it borders the city Macin Jijila town in the west of the village Smârdan and the Danube in the south Carcaliu is common and is positioned in the southeast Greci.
Depending on the city of departure are several routes that can reach Macin.
In Bucharest there are several variants:
Bucharest – Macin version 1 – to Drajna A2 motorway, then the E584 to Slobozia, Braila, ferry to Smârdan and then the E87 to Macin.
Bucharest – Macin version 2 – the A2 motorway up to Drajna, then the E584 to Slobozia, then towards the bridge over the Danube at Giurgeni – Vad Oil on E60 (DN2A) to Hârşova, then DN22A to the intersection with DN22D then DN22D to Macin.
Bucharest – Macin version 3 – the E85 route Urziceni – Buzau, then DN2B to Braila ferry to Smârdan and then the E87 to Macin.
With the train:
The nearest station is Station Braila Macin town. From there take bus to Macin Braila race – Tulcea.
Coaches are racing to milled: Bucharest, Constanta, Tulcea, Braila, IC Brătianu (after crossing the Danube Galati).
Macin is a junction between Dobrogea and Muntenia Braila county by providing access to the crossing by ferry from Smârdan.
The town also Macin is a junction between Dobrogea and Moldova, providing access to the Galaţi through the crossing by ferry from Bratianu.
However, its geographical position, Macin city at the crossroads of important are roads connecting the district Dobrogea, allowing access to Tulcea (highway E87) and Constanta.
Macin city landscape consists of three main forms: Macin Mountains, plains and the Danube Meadow marginal.
In the town of Macin operates some of the Macin Mountains National Park Administration.
The population Macin
With a population of 8245 inhabitants, according to the census conducted in 2011, most of those who live in the city grinders are Romanian (84.55%). There are, however, Macin and people of other ethnicities, the main minority is the Roma (3.89%) and Turkish (2.35%).
Regarding religion Macin residents of the city, they are mostly Orthodox (88.43%), but there are a minority of Muslims (2.51%). For 8.54% of the population is not known confessional.