Fortified Saxon Church
Location in Mureș County
|• Mayor||Gabriel Mureșan (PNL)|
|Area||125.41 km2 (48.42 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||707 m (2,320 ft)|
|• Density||23/km2 (60/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
Apold (German : Trapold) is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Apold, Daia (Denndorf; Dálya or Szászdálya), Șaeș (Schaas; Segesd), and Vulcan (Wolkendorf; Volkány).
The commune is located in the southern part of the county, on the border with Brașov and Sibiu counties. Its neighbors are as follows:
Apold is traversed on a distance of 32 km (20 mi) by the Șaeș River, a left tributary of the Târnava Mare. The highest elevation is attained on the Bironului Hill, at 707 m (2,320 ft).
Transylvania is a historical region that is located in central Romania. Bound on the east and south by its natural borders, the Carpathian mountain range, historical Transylvania extended westward to the Apuseni Mountains. The term sometimes encompasses not only Transylvania proper, but also parts of the historical regions of Crișana and Maramureș, and occasionally the Romanian part of Banat.
Brașov County is a county (județ) of Romania, in Transylvania. Its capital city is Brașov. The county incorporates within its boundaries most of the Medieval "lands" (țări) Burzenland and Făgăraș.
Sibiu County is a county (județ) of Romania, in the historical region Transylvania, with the capital city Sibiu.
Mureș County is a county (județ) of Romania, in the historical region of Transylvania, with the administrative centre in Târgu Mureș. The county was established in 1968, after the administrative reorganization that re-introduced the historical judeţ (county) system, still used today. This reform eliminated the previous Mureș-Magyar Autonomous Region, which had been created in 1952 within the People's Republic of Romania. Mureș county has a vibrant multicultural fabric that includes Hungarian-speaking Székelys and Transylvanian Saxons, with a rich heritage of fortified churches and towns.
The Hârtibaciu is a river in the Transylvania historical region of Romania. It develops in the South Carpathians and flows into the Cibin, a tributary of the Olt, in Mohu, southeast of Sibiu. It flows through the towns and villages Bărcuț, Retiș, Brădeni, Netuș, Agnita, Benești, Alțâna, Nocrich, Hosman, Cornățel and Cașolț. Its length is 110 km (68 mi) and its basin size is 1,025 km2 (396 sq mi).
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Breaza may refer to several places in Romania:
Sebeș may refer to several places and rivers in Romania:
Sard is a dark reddish-brown variety of the mineral chalcedony, similar to carnelian.
Cața is a commune in Brașov County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Beia, Cața, Drăușeni, Ionești, and Paloș. There are three fortified churches in the commune, at Cața, Beia, and Drăușeni.
Recea is a commune in Brașov County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Berivoi (Berivoj), Dejani (Dezsán), Gura Văii, Iași (Jás), Recea, Săsciori (Szeszcsor), and Săvăstreni (Szevesztrény).
Roșia is a commune located in Sibiu County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Cașolț, Cornățel, Daia, Nou, Nucet and Roșia.
Bahnea is a commune in Mureș County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Bahnea, Bernadea (Bernád), Cund, Daia (Dányán), Gogan (Gógán), Idiciu (Jövedics), and Lepindea (Leppend).
The Târnava Mare is a river in Romania. Its total length is 223 km (139 mi) and its basin size is 3,666 km2 (1,415 sq mi). Its source is in the Eastern Carpathian Mountains, near the sources of the Mureș and Olt in Harghita County. It flows through the Romanian counties of Harghita, Mureș, Sibiu, and Alba. The cities of Odorheiu Secuiesc, Sighișoara, and Mediaș lie on the Târnava Mare. It joins the Târnava Mică in Blaj, forming the Târnava.
Alba County is a county (județ) of Romania located in the historic region of Transylvania. Its capital is Alba Iulia, a city with a population of 63,536.
Daia is a commune in Giurgiu County, Romania
The Daia gas field is a natural gas field located in Apold, Mureş County. It was discovered in 1915 and developed by and Romgaz. It began production in 1930 and produces natural gas and condensates. The total proven reserves of the Daia gas field are around 2.13 trillion cubic feet (60 km³), and production is slated to be around 105 million cubic feet/day (3×105m³) in 2010.
Făgăraș County is one of the historic counties of Transylvania, Romania. The county seat was Făgăraș.
Regiunea Stalin was one of the administrative divisions of the People's Republic of Romania. It was established in 1950, in the Soviet style of territorial organization, and was named after Joseph Stalin. Its name was changed to Brașov Region in 1960, and it was disestablished in 1968.
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