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What resources are in the Black Sea?

What resources are in the Black Sea?

There are considerable stocks of hydrogen sulfide and gas/oil available in the depth of Black Sea which serve to underline the increased economic significance of the region. The full-scale extraction of some of these resources will require the development of new and more complex technologies.

What are the main causes of pollution in the Black Sea?

The most significant process causing degradation of the Black Sea as far as pollution is concerned has been the massive over-fertilisation by nitrogen and phosphorus compounds, coming largely from agricultural, domestic and industrial sources.

Is Lake Superior bigger than the Black Sea?

Black Sea is 5.30 times as big as Lake Superior It has a positive water balance with an annual net outflow of 300 km3 (72 cu mi) per year through the Bosporus and the Dardanelles into the Aegean Sea.

Where did the Romani people settle in Turkey?

With the expansion of the Ottoman Empire, Romani settled in Rumelia (Southeastern Europe) under the Ottoman rule. The name Roman/Romanlar got from Turkish Doğu Roman İmparatorluğu (Eastern Roman Empire).

What kind of religion are the Romani people of Turkey?

Romani people in Turkey speak Turkish as their first language, and no longer use Romani. They often marry non-Romani. The descendants of the Ottoman Romani today are known as Muslim Roma. They are of Sunni Islamic faith of Hanafi madhab, and practise male Khitan (circumcision). In Edirne, the Kakava festival is held every year.

Is the Xoraxane Romani an ethnic minority in Turkey?

In modern Turkey, Xoraxane Romani do not have a legal status of ethnic minority because they are traditionally adherents of the Islamic faith, adherents of which, regardless of ethnicity or race, are considered part of the ethnic majority in Turkey.

Where did the Romani people live in Asia Minor?

There are records of the presence of the Romani people from the 9th century in Asia Minor, called by the Greek, Athinganoi, in Turkish called Çingene.