Harghita County is situated in Transylvania region from Romania in the central part of the country and its neighbors are the following counties: Suceava in north, Mures in west, Brasov and Covasna in south and Bacau and Neamt in east.
Miercurea Ciuc City 36.500 people
+4 0266 or 0366
Miercurea Ciuc, Gheorgheni, Odorheiu Secuiesc, Topliţa
Băile Tuşnad, Bălan, Borsec, Cristuru Secuiesc, Vlahiţa
E578(DN12) Bistriţa-Reghin-Topliţa-Gheorgheni-Miercurea Ciuc-Băile Tuşnad-Sfântu Gheorghe
DN12c Gheorgheni-Bicaz-Piatra Neamţ
DN15 Topliţa-Borsec-Poiana Largului
DN13a Miercurea Ciuc-Odorheiu Secuiesc
DN13c Sighişoara-Cristuru Secuiesc-Odorheiu Secuiesc
Relief, climate, rivers and lakes of Harghita County:
Harghita County has a predominantly mountainous relief with the Eastern Carpathians covering the largest part of the territory. Calimani, Harghita, Hasmas, Giurgiu and Ciuc Mountains are the mountain groups present in Harghita and the highest peak is Harghita Madaras peak at 1.800 meters height. The lower areas (depressions) are Giurgiu Depression, Ciuc Depression and Casin Depression. Harghita County‘s climate is continental moderate, but the temperature is lower due to the high elevation. The summers are hot and wet and the winters are harsh. The rainfall is rich over 1.000 mm per year. The main rivers are Olt, Mures, Tarnava Mica and Trotus Rivers and the largest lakes are Rosu (Red) Lake, Frumoasa (Beauty) Lake and Subcetate Lake.
Fauna and flora, tourist attractions and objectives of Harghita County:
Harghita‘s fauna is very complex represented by deer, wild boars, ferrets, rabbits, wolves, brown bears, martens, lynxes, golden eagles, falcons and many others and the flora is represented by beech, holm, hornbeam, maple, spruce, fir and other species of plants. (Find more journeys on blog.worldlifetimejourneys.com) The most important tourist attractions and objectives from Harghita County are the resorts with mineral waters for treatments and rest from Baile Tusnad, Borsec, Praid, the salt mine from Praid, Bicazului Keys, Rosu Lake, Saint Ilie Monastery from Toplita, Hasmasul Mare Natural Reservation, Lazarea Castle and many others. Visit Harghita County!
Rosu (Red) Lake situated in Great Hasmas Mountains, Harghita