Ilfov County is situated in Muntenia region from Romania, in the south part of the country and its neighbors are the following counties: Prahova in north, Dambovita in west, Giurgiu in south-west, Calarasi and Ialomita in east and in its center lies the capital of the country, Bucharest.
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DN4 Olteniţa-Popeşti Leordeni-Bucharest
Bucharest’s surrounding highway
Relief, climate, rivers and lakes from Ilfov County:
Ilfov County has a relief totally composed by plain (Romanian Plain) with many pastures and lakes and the maximum elevation doesn’t exceed 100-200 meters height. The climate of Ilfov the smallest county from Romania is temperate-continental with very hot summers and cold winters and the difference between summer and winter temperatures is extremely high. The annual average of the temperature is 11-12º C and the rainfall is low of 500-600 mm per year. The longest and the most important rivers which cross the county are Ialomita, Dambovita and Colentina Rivers and the largest lakes are Cernica, Snagov, Buftea, Caldarusani, Manastirii and Mogosoaia.
Flora and fauna, tourist attractions and objectives from Ilfov County:
Ilfov‘s flora and fauna are quite poor due to the concentration of population and the presence of Bucharest with its metropolitan area. (Find more journeys on blog.worldlifetimejourneys.com) However there are found isolated forests of oak, willow, poplar, beech and lowland vegetation with its specific fauna. The most important tourist attractions and objectives from Ilfov County are Bucharest with all its attractions (see Bucharest page), Snagov Lake and Reservation, Cernica, Caldarusani (Moara Vlasiei) and Tiganesti (Ciolpani) Monasteries, the House of Culture from Mogosoaia, Scrovistea-Peris Palace, Snagov Palace and many others. Visit Ilfov County!
Snagov Palace, Ilfov County