Tomis (castra)

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Tomis
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In Tabula Peutingeriana
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Location within Romania
Attested by Tabula Peutingeriana
Place in the Roman world
Province Moesia
Administrative unit Moesia Inferior
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Stationed military units
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Location
Coordinates 44°10′32″N28°39′25″E / 44.175480°N 28.656934°E / 44.175480; 28.656934 Coordinates: 44°10′32″N28°39′25″E / 44.175480°N 28.656934°E / 44.175480; 28.656934
Altitude24 m
Town Constanța
County Constanța
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
Site notes
ConditionRuined

Tomis was a fort in the Roman province of Moesia. According to Tabula Peutingeriana it is situated between Stratonis and Histriopolis.

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