Romania

bucegi-mountains

The Bucegi Mountains

The Bucegi mountains cover the central part of Romania and own their fame to the spectacular landscapes and the accessibility of their routes. Well known for hiking, winter sports and alpinism, these mountains are high compact blocks, edged by steep slopes which dominate the Prahova Valley, a popular land for its mountain resorts. A trip …

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rezervatia retezat sau parcul national retezatu

Poze din rezervatia Retezat

Parcul Național Retezat, cunoscut si sub numele de rezervatia Retezat, s-a înființat în anul 1935 la inițiativa profesorului Alexandru Borza, fondatorul Grădiii Botanice din Cluj-Napoca. În prezent parcul are statut de arie naturală protejată de interes național și internațional, fiind recunoscut ca Rezervație a Biosferei din anul 1979. Prin constituirea Parcului Național Retezat se urmărește …

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Caras-Severin-County

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 …

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Timis-County

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 …

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