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a city in southeast Rumania, in Ialomiƫa Region; a port on the Borcea channel of the Danube. Population, 42,200 (1974). Food, garment, and cellulose industries are there.

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Drivers left their cars near Calarasi to stare at the rare tornado as it swirled through fields, picking up a tower of dust.
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Thus, in the first years after the 1989 revolution it has not been paid a proper attention in the view of a complete success of the transition and economic restructuring in Romania, more precisely in the municipality of Calarasi. Starting with 1995, the preparation stage of Romania's accession to the European Union starts, more precisely the problems of the regions, of the local communities, of cross-border cooperation, of territorial networks etc.
The construction of the two new bridges Silistra a Calarasi and Nikopol a Turnu Magurele will start by 2017, according to Bulgariaas caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.
The facilities will connect Nikopol with Turnu Magurele, and Silistra with Calarasi, Bulgaria's news agency BGNES reports.