Sacalin Island

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Sacalin Island is a newly formed island in the Black Sea, right off the coast of the Romanian Danube Delta, off the Sfântu Gheorghe branch.[1] Initially Sacalin was made up of two smaller islands, Sacalinu Mare (Greater Sacalin) and Sacalinu Mic (Lesser Sacalin). In time, however, the two merged into one continuous landmass. The Romanian government has declared the area an ecological reserve and no settlement is permitted on the island.


  1. ^ Carp, Erik (1980). Directory of wetlands of international importance in the Western Palearctic. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. p. 342. ISBN 978-2-88032-300-4. Retrieved 14 July 2010. 

Coordinates: 44°47′15″N 29°32′29″E / 44.78750°N 29.54139°E / 44.78750; 29.54139