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Arges County is known for hiking trails, lakes and scenic roads

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Arges County

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Location:

Arges County is situated in the south part of Romania, in Muntenia region and its neighbors are Olt and Valcea Counties in west, Sibiu and Brasov Counties in north, Dambovita County in east and Teleorman County in south.

Area/Surface:

6.826 km²

Population:

591.500 people

Capital (Residence):

Pitesti City 180.000 people

Religion:

Orthodox

Cars:

AG

Calling code:

+4 0248 or 0348

Municipalities:

Piteşti, Câmpulung Muscel, Curtea de Argeş

Cities:

Costeşti, Mioveni, Ştefăneşti, Topoloveni

Main roads:

A1(E68) Piteşti-Bucureşti

E574(DN73) Braşov-Piteşti-Slatina

E68(DN7) Sibiu-Râmnicu Vâlcea-Piteşti-Bucureşti

DN7c Cârţa-Curtea de Argeş-Piteşti

DN73c Câmpulung-Curtea de Argeş-Aldeşti

DN67b Piteşti-Drăgăşani

DN65a Piteşti-Roşiorii de Vede

DN73 Braşov-Valea Mare-Piteşti

Medieval Poenari Citadel lies on top of Cetatuia MountainPoenari Citadel

Arges Map


Arges County

 

Relief, climate and rivers in Arges County:

Arges County has a complex relief that starts with the Southern Carpathians (Făgăraş Mountains, Piatra Craiului Mountains, Iezer Papusa Mountains, Bucegi Mountains and Leaota Mountains) in the north part and continues in the central area with the Getic Sub Carpathians and the Getic Piedmont and in south with the Romanian Plain and its subdivisions of Pitesti Plain and Gavanu-Burdea Plain. The highest peak of the county and of Romania as well is in Fagaras Mountains and it’s Moldoveanu peak of 2.544 m height. The climate in Arges County varies greatly depending on elevation. If the temperatures are low and the rainfall is high in the north, in south is much warmer with frequent temperatures over 30° C during summers. (Find more journeys on worldlifetimejourneys.com) The most important rivers with their tributaries are Arges and Dambovita but the lakes dominate the county, with a wide variety here. Among the largest are Vidraru, Pecineaga, Iezer, Capra (Goat), Rauzor Lakes and others.

Flora, fauna and tourist attractions from Arges County:

In Arges County are found both deciduous forests and conifer ones in the mountains. The fauna is diverse with many species of mammals and birds protected by law. So in order to protect the virgin forests and their wildlife, there were created a few natural reservations such as Piatra Craiului or Iezer Mountains Natural Reservations. Among the most important tourist attractions and objectives are the reservations noted above, Curtea de Arges Monastery, Dambovicioara Cave, the well-known scenic road Transfagarasan, Lake Vidraru, Arges Keys and even Pitesti City. Visit Arges County!


Transfagarasan Road crosses Fagaras Mountains of a rare beauty, Arges CountyTransfagarasan Road crosses Fagaras Mountains
of a rare beauty, Arges County


stema pitesti Pitesti City

Medieval Poenari Citadel lies on top of Cetatuia MountainPoenari Citadel

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Arges County is known for hiking trails, lakes and scenic roads
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Arges County is known for hiking trails, lakes and scenic roads
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Arges County is famous for the mountain trails and gorgeous views over the Carphatian Mountains and specially for one of the best scenic roads
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