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On the Transfagarasan, near Vidraru, Romania

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The Transfăgărăşan (trans (over, across) + Făgăraş) or DN7C is the highest and most dramatic paved road in Romania. Built as a strategic military route, the 90 km of twists and turns run North to South across the tallest sections of the Carpathian Mountains, between the highest peak in the country, Moldoveanu, and the second highest, Negoiu. The road connects the historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia, and the cities of Sibiu and Piteşti. (full article)

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A: Transfagarasan, near Vidraru Dam, Fagaras Mountains, Romania

by Nimenenea, 240 meters away

The Transfăgărăşan (trans (over, across) + Făgăraş) or DN7C is the highest and most dramatic paved ro...

Transfagarasan, near Vidraru Dam, Fagaras Mountains, Romania

B: Towards Poenari Fortress, Romania

by Nimenenea, 720 meters away

Poenari Castle also known as Poenari Citadel (Cetatea Poenari in Romanian), is a ruined castle in Rom...

Towards Poenari Fortress, Romania

C: Poenari Citadel, Romania

by Nimenenea, 760 meters away

Poenari Castle also known as Poenari Citadel (Cetatea Poenari in Romanian), is a ruined castle in Rom...

Poenari Citadel, Romania

D: Poenari Fortress, Romania

by Nimenenea, 770 meters away

Poenari Castle also known as Poenari Citadel (Cetatea Poenari in Romanian), is a ruined castle in Rom...

Poenari Fortress, Romania

E: Poenari Castle

by Adi Mera, 780 meters away

Poenari Castle  also known as Poenari Citadel (Cetatea Poenari in Romanian), is a ruined castle in Ro...

Poenari Castle

F: Poienari castle

by Muresan George, 780 meters away

Poienari castle

Poienari castle

G: Vidraru Barrage

by Neculai Gabriel, 1.0 km away

Vidraru Barrage

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by Info3D.ro, 1.1 km away

I: The Stan Valey

by Raul Nita, 2.0 km away

The Stan Valey

J: Arges Timber Production and Euro Pallets

by Info3D.ro, 5.0 km away

Firmă producătoare de europaleți de calitate superioară, producție cherestea, grinzi și căpriori, amb...

Arges Timber Production and Euro Pallets

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This county has a total area of 6,862 km². The relief can be split into 3 distinctive parts. In the north side there are the mountains, from the Southern Carpathians group - the Făgăraş Mountains with Moldoveanu Peak (2,544 m), Negoiu Peak (2,535 m) and Vanatoarea lui Buteanu peak (2,508 m) towering the region, and in the North-East part the Leaotă Mountains. Between them there is a pass towards Braşov, the Rucăr-Bran Passage. The heights decrease, and in the center there are the sub-carpathian hills, with heights around 800 m, crossed with very deep valleys. In the south there is the northern part of the Romanian Plain.

The main river that crosses the county is the Argeş River in which almost all the other rivers coming from the mountains flow. In the south the main rivers are the Vedea River and the Teleorman River.

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