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ARAD COUNTY

Situated on the two sides of the Mures river (its northern part lies in the Crisana province while its southern part is in the Banat Area 7,754 sq km 479,575 inhabitants (1995) Relief gradually descending from the east to the west, with the Western Carpathians covering 30% of the county’s area, the Western Hills 15% and the Western Plain 50% Climate temperately-continental Arad Landmarks capital …

Caras-Severin County

Situated in the Banat, on the Danube left side, between the Southern Carpathians and the south part of the Western Carpathians Area 8,520 sq km (third largest county after Timis and Suceava) 366,296 inhabitants (1995) Relief of a karstic type; spectacular (west of the Southern Carpathians – Cernei and Mehedinti Mountains and south of the Western Carpathians – Banatului Mountains) 65.4%; depression areas (valley of …

Fagaras Mountains – the giant from the clouds

Proportionately speaking, one who reaches the highest peaks of the Fagaras Mountains has the same delight as the daring adventurer who tries to conquer the Everest. Both of them are looking for the same thing and both of them know that once they’re beyond the border of clouds they reached the unseen edge of this world. And how wonderful this world looks from up there… …

Dobrogea's Ancient Fortresses

Strange blocks of stone for some people, archaeological treasures for others, the ruins of the fortresses scattered all around the Dobrogea lands still have the power to impress a traveler and to make him wonder about their stories. It all started when the Greeks began colonizing the Black Sea Shores in the late 7th century BC, looking for new trading grounds…. The Greeks were an …

Timis County

Lies in the Banat, in the lower basin of the Timis river Area 8,697 sq km (Romania’s largest county) 692,870 inhabitants (1997) Relief predominantly flat country (over 85% plains) Climate temperately-continental. Timisoara Administrative and Geographical Data capital city of the Timis county; situated in the Banatului Plain, on the sides of the Bega river; important economic, cultural, scientific and university centre; area 17,988 ha; 334,098 …

The Rasnov Fortress

„In the morning light, during their trip through Transylvania, the future knights will see the profile of the Rasnov fortress. Its mysterious quietness draws them to it, as if hiding in its thick, eroded walls, terrible secrets are waiting to be discovered” Well, guided by this, we decided to take a short trip to Rasnov and use our almost non-existent writing skills to tell you …