The Danube Delta is the best preserved delta in Europe and one of the most complex in the world, entered into the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991 as a biosphere reserve. This is an objective of great attraction through the presence in it of a variety of vegetation and fauna - fish and ornithological. Here is the richest and most varied ornithological fauna in Europe, and more than 300 bird species, some of them declared monuments of nature and protected by law.
A natural paradise extends to the Danube's flowing into the Black Sea, where the river ends its 2,860 km journey. For centuries, the Delta's surface has expanded due to the river bank, forming a network of canals, lakes, islands covered with reed, tropical rainforests, pastures and sand dunes which now cover a surface Of approximately 5 640 km2, of which 3446 km2 are found on the territory of Romania
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