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a climatic and peloid seaside health resort in Rumania, on the Black Sea, 13 km south of Constanţa. Population, 8,400 (1974). Summers in Eforie are very warm, with a mean July temperature of 23°C; winters are very mild, with a mean January temperature of 2°C. Precipitation totals about 400 mm a year.
Eforie offers heliotherapy, aerotherapy, and sea bathing from mid-June to late September; grape cure and pelotherapy using silt mud from Lake Techirghiol, located 3 km from Eforie, are also available. Conditions treated at Eforie include skin diseases, women’s diseases, and diseases of the musculoskeletal, endocrine, and nervous systems.
Eforie has facilities for tourism, including sanatoriums, houses of rest, a balneopelotherapy clinic, hotels, and boarding hotels. The peloid health resort of Techirghiol is located in the environs of Eforie; the climatic health resort of Mangalia is 25 km south of Eforie.