Pan-European Corridor IV

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Pan-European Corridor IV
Pan-European Corridor IV highlighted in red
Major junctions
Start endDresden/Nuremberg (Germany)
End endThessaloniki (Greece) / Constanța (Romania) / Istanbul (Turkey)
CountriesGermany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey.
Highway system
Pan-European corridors

The Corridor IV is one of the Pan-European transport corridors. It runs between Dresden/Nuremberg in Germany and Thessaloniki (Greece) / Constanța (Romania) / Istanbul (Turkey). The corridor follows the route: Dresden / Nuremberg – Prague – Vienna – Bratislava – Győr – Budapest – Arad – Bucharest – Constanța / Craiova – Sofia  – Pernik - Thessaloniki or Plovdiv – Istanbul.

The corridor is the shortest land connection between Greece and Central Europe completely on EU territory. It bypasses the countries of former Yugoslavia and the former Brotherhood and Unity Highway (now part of Pan-European Corridor X).

The Vidin–Calafat Bridge across Danube river is one important part of the route. It is one of only two bridges connecting Romania and Bulgaria.