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Arad

(county: Arad)
The Municipality of Arad is placed in the western part of Romania, in the alluvial field of Arad, at the intersection of some important national and international traffic highways. The Mureş River crosses it from east to the west. The Municipality of Arad has a rich cultural and historical patrimony. It offers to the visitors a real out-door museum of the architectural styles specific to the XVIII, XIX and XX centuries, art and historical monuments, theatre performances, philharmonic orchestra concerts, plastic art exhibitions, history museum exhibitions, art and sciences of the nature, festivals and feasts... 

Covăsânţ

(county: Arad)
Covăsânţ village is situated at the grounds of the Zarand mountaines, on the Matca channel, at 28 km away from Arad. The total population arises to 2659 inhabitants of different nationalities... 

Păuliş

(county: Arad)
The commune of Păuliş is situated in the south-south-west of the Zărand Mountains, at their contact with the meadow and the plain of the Mureş. The commune is crossed by the National Road 7 along 15 km, lying at 25 km as far as the Arad city and at 7 km as far as Lipova town. On the area of commune also crosses the County Road 708 B which connects it to Ghioroc, as well as the communal road 69 which connects it to Cladova village. The area of the commune is of 12,villages of Pauliş, Sâmbăteni, Cladova and Baraţca... 

Roşia Montană

(county: Alba)
Roşia Montană is one of the famous areas from Romania because of a big gold deposit in Europe (330 tones of gold and 1200 tones of silver) Roşia Montană is a small village in the forested mountains of western Romania, and the site of gold deposits believed to be the largest in all Europe. The area has been exploited for at least two millennia, from the time of Caesar to the days of Ceauşescu, and owes its name – “Red Mountain” - to the stream waters turned red from toxic runoff produced by 2000 years of gold mining. Though little ...
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Santana

(county: Arad)
Sântana city is situated in the N-W part of Arad county, 25km away from the municipality of Arad, in an area of fields and temperat continental climate. From the historical documents we find out that Sântana dates from 1828, but the community results from a continuous development of Comlăuş, a village that is mentioned since 1334. Sântana's population is of over 13.000 inhabitants. Sântana city has as belonging locality the village Caporal Alexa, dating back from 1334 under the name of Kerecton. The most important resource in Sântana is the terrain for agriculture, which is large and of good quality ...

Şeitin

(county: Arad)
Lying in the West of Romania, Şeitin village is situated 45 km far from Arad city and 13 km far from the borders of Hungary. There are various means of transport towards and within the village due to its close location by an important motorway and it`s railway branch. The continental climate whith oceanic influences cause mild winters and long and warm summers here, in Şeitin. Şeitin village enjoys the vicinity of Mureş river, which flows in the south of the village. With it`s permanent and big enough flow, rich in fish, with fertile meadows, good means of transport and ...

Semlac

(county: Arad)
Located on the right bank of the River Mures, in the Western part of Romania, 38 km from Arad, Semlac represents the image of a rich village. According to the first historical archives, the village was in the property of the Hungarian King Andrew II, who donated it to the Roman-Catholics from Csanad. In 1320 Semlac belonged to the Hungarian King Carol Robert I of Anjou, who gave it as a gift to one of his soldiers, count Ion Zemleky. It is not known whether the name of Semlac comes from the name of count Zemleky or it was the ...

Timişoara

(county: Timiş)
The charm of this city, settled on the northern bank of the Bega River, lies in its distinct architectural character and vibrant cultural life. Frequently referred to as "Little Vienna," because it belonged for a very long time to the Habsburg Empire and the entire city center consists of buildings built in the Kaiser era, which is reminiscent of the old Vienna. Timişoara is home to year-round musical and theatrical performances, art galleries, museums and a buzzing nightlife. A progressive, cosmopolitan place, Timişoara was the first city in Europe and second in the world after New York, to use electricity ...