Odessa , Ukraine

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Odessa (Ukrainian: Одеса, Odesa; Russian: Одесса) is the fourth largest city in Ukraine.Population: 1,029,000 (2001 Ukrainian Census), 1,012,500 (est. 2004).The city is a major seaport on the Black Sea, the largest port in Ukraine.From 1819–1858 Odessa was a free port (porto franco). During the Soviet period it was the most important port of trade in the U.S.S.R. and a Soviet naval base.On January 1, 2000 the Quarantine Pier of Odessa trade sea port was declared a free port and free economic zone for a term of 25 years.-Wikipedia-


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