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Alba County is rich in mountain trails, caves and landscapes

Welcome to
Alba County

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Location:

Alba County is situated in the central-west part of Romania, in Transylvania region and its neighbors are the following counties: Bihor and Arad in north-west, Hunedoara in south-west, Valcea in south, Sibiu in east, Mures in north-west and Cluj in north.

Area/Surface:

6.242 km²

Population:

383.000 people

Capital (Residence):

Alba Iulia City 58.700 people

Religion:

Orthodox

Cars:

AB

Calling code:

+4 0258 or 0358

Municipalities:

Alba Iulia, Aiud, Blaj, Sebes

Cities:

Abrud, Baia de Aries, Campeni, Cugir, Ocna Mures, Teius, Zlatna

Main roads:

E68(DN7) Sebes – Simeria

E81(DN1) Turda – Sibiu

DN75 Stei – Turda

DN74 Brad – Abrud – Alba Iulia

Alba Map


Alba County

 

Relief and climate of Alba County:

Alba County has a predominantly mountainous relief, composed by Apuseni Mountains in the north-west part (Bihor Mountains, Muntele Mare Mountains, Metaliferi Mountains and Trascau Mountains) and Sureanu Mountains. The highest peak is Patru’s Peak of 2.130 height. The Transylvanian Plateau dominates the eastern part of the county. The climate in Alba is cooler with a high rainfall due to the high relief forms, but on the eastern side is warmer. The main river that cross the county is Mures River with its hydro graphical basin and tributaries followed by Aries River. One of the main important lakes is Oasa Lake, situated on the border between the counties of Sibiu and Alba in Sureanu Mountains. (Find more journeys on worldlifetimejourneys.com)

Flora, fauna and tourist attractions from Alba County:

Alba’s flora and fauna are rich with many species of mammals such as brown bears, deer, wild boars, harts, plain hares, wolves, lynxes and many more. Among the most important tourist attractions from Alba County are the Glacier Cave from Scarisoara, Huda lui Papara Cave, Rametului Keys, The Girls Market from the Gaina (Hen) Mountain (20th of July every year) at 8 km from Avram Iancu, Alba Iulia Cathedral, Alba Iulia, Sebes and Aiud citadels and especially the great variety of mountain trails only good for hiking lovers. Visit Alba County!


Hiking on Brâna Caprei Trail in Trascau Mountains, Alba County

Hiking on Brâna Caprei Trail in Trascau Mountains, Alba County


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Alba County is rich in mountain trails, caves and landscapes
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Alba County is rich in mountain trails, caves and landscapes
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A journey in Alba County is a must do in Romania if you love hiking, caves, gorges or a spectacular relief. Scarisoara Glacier Cave is the most beautiful
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