Brăila sentence example
- Small vessels carry cargo to Braila and Galatz, and a branch railway from Calarashi traverses the Steppe from south to north, and meets the main line between Bucharest and Constantza.
- Large quantities of grain are shipped in lighters to Braila.
- Braila itself is mainly built on a bank rising about 50 ft.
- On the landward side, Braila has the shape of a crescent, the curve of its outer streets following the line of the old fortifications, dismantled in 1829.
- Braila is the seat of a chamber of commerce.Advertisement
- Over 20 steamers, maintained by the state, ply between Braila and Rotterdam.
- Many events connected with the history of Walachia took place in the neighbourhood of Braila.
- In the latter part of the 1 8th century Braila was several times captured by the Russians, and in 1770 it was burned.
- By the peace of Bucharest (1812) the Turks retained the right of garrisoning Braila.
- Braila was the spot chosen by the Russian general Gorchakov for crossing the Danube with his division in 1854.Advertisement
- Large steamers navigate up to Galatz and Braila.
- In the Valcea department, besides many other iodine, sulphur and mud baths, there are the state-supported spas of Calimanescii, Caciulata and Govora, situated among some of the finest Carpathian scenery Most famous of all is Sinaia, the summer residence of the Court; while important springs exist at Lake Sarat, near Braila; at Slanic, in the Prahova department, where flooded and abandoned salt-mines are fitted up as baths; at the Tekir Ghiol mere, near Constantza; and at Baltzatesti (Baltate,itii), in the Neamtzu (Neamtu) department, a favourite resort of invalids from many parts of eastern Europe.
- Besides river services, the state maintains lines of sea-going ships from Constantza to Constantinople and the Aegean Islands, and from Braila to Rotterdam.
- From Silistria the river flows through Rumanian territory and after passing Cernavoda, where it is crossed by a modern railway bridge, it reaches (left bank) the important commercial ports of Braila and Galatz.
- From the Iron Gates down to Braila, which is the highest point to which large sea-going ships ascend the river, there have been no important works of improvement.Advertisement
- From Braila to Sulina, a distance of about loo m., the river falls under - the jurisdiction of the European commission of the Danube, an institution of such importance as to merit the lengthened notice.
- The result of all the combined works for the rectification of the Danube is that from Sulina up to Braila the river is navigable for sea-going vessels up to 4000 tons register, from Braila to Turnu Severin it is open for sea-going vessels up to 600 tons, and for flat barges of from I Soo to 2000 tons capacity.
- Freights from Galatz and Braila to North Sea ports have fallen from 50s.