Mureș/Maros Half Frozen, Târgu Mureș
This was shot on a cold and cloudy early February afternoon on Maros/Mureș riverside on the outskirts of Târgu Mureș.
The river Mureș/Maros can be seen half frozen at the downstream face of the century old dam on which major repairs were carried most recently between 2009 and 2012 in accordance with the intent to preserve it as a historical monument.
The Mures-Dam at sunset
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Marosvásárhely / Târgu Mureş lies at the junction of three geographical regions (Mezőség / Câmpia Transilvaniei, Maros Valley and Nyárádmente) at about 220 meters above sea level. The city extends onto both banks of the Maros / Mures river, however, the downtown area and the greater part of the districts are located on the left bank. The Somos-high is the city's highest point (465m above sea level, GPS co-ordinates: width N 46° 33,1840'; lenght E 24° 35,9050' ) The city's climate is moderately continental.
The city is surrounded by the following townships: Marosszentgyörgy (Sîngeorgiu), Jedd (Livezeni), Marosszentanna, Marosszentkirály, Koronka (Corunca) and Maroskeresztúr.
Distances between Târgu Mureş / Marosvásárhely and some of the major cities in Romania:
* Bucharest: by rail 448 km, by road 346 km
* Brasov / Brassó / Kronstadt: by rail 282 km, by road 171 km
* Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvár 127 km by rail, by road 105 km
* Sibiu / Nagyszeben / Hermannstadt by rail 189 km, by road 124 km