Toplița River (Mureș)

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Toplița
Lomaș, Hungarian: Lomás
Location
Country Romania
Counties Harghita County
Towns Toplița
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationUnder Mount Cocoşul in the Călimani Mountains
Mouth Mureș
 - location
Toplița
 - coordinates
46°55′23″N25°20′56″E / 46.923°N 25.349°E / 46.923; 25.349 Coordinates: 46°55′23″N25°20′56″E / 46.923°N 25.349°E / 46.923; 25.349
Basin features
Tributaries 
 - left Voievodeasa
Progression MureșTiszaDanubeBlack Sea

The Toplița (also: Lomaș, Hungarian : Lomás-patak) is a river in the Călimani Mountains, Harghita County, central Romania. It is a right tributary of the river Mureș. It joins the Mureș in the town Toplița. It is fed by several smaller streams, including Lomășița, Puturosu, Purcelu, Voievodeasa, Hurdugașu, Creanga and Fagul Rusului.

Hungarian language language spoken in and around Hungary

Hungarian is a Finno-Ugric language spoken in Hungary and parts of several neighbouring countries. It is the official language of Hungary and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union. Outside Hungary it is also spoken by communities of Hungarians in the countries that today make up Slovakia, western Ukraine (Subcarpathia), central and western Romania (Transylvania), northern Serbia (Vojvodina), northern Croatia and northern Slovenia. It is also spoken by Hungarian diaspora communities worldwide, especially in North America and Israel. Like Finnish and Estonian, Hungarian belongs to the Uralic language family. With 13 million speakers, it is the family's largest member by number of speakers.

Călimani Mountains mountain

The Călimani Mountains are the largest volcanic complex of the Carpathian Mountains in Transylvania, Romania. Geologically they belong to the Căliman-Harghita Mountains group of the Inner Eastern Carpathians.

Harghita County County in Centru, Romania

Harghita is a county (județ) in the center of Romania, in eastern Transylvania, with the county seat at Miercurea Ciuc.

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