Mehedinti County is situated in Banat-Oltenia region from Romania, in the south-east part of the country and its neighbors are the following counties: Caras-Severin in north-west, Gorj in north, Dolj in east and Serbia and Bulgaria in south.
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Relief, climate, rivers and lakes from Mehedinti County:
Mehedinti County has a mixed relief composed by mountains in the north part (Mehedinți Mountains, Almăjului Mountains) with the maximum elevation in Stan’s peak of 1.466 meters height, the Sub Carpathian Hills in the central-southern part and to the Danube River is a lower portion of plain and meadow with altitudes which don’t exceed 100 meters height. Mehedinti County‘s climate is temperate-continental with Mediterranean influences due to its close position to the southern part of the continent. The summers sometimes can be very hot with temperatures over 35º C and the winters milder and sometimes cold. The main river is the Danube River and others are Motru and Cerna and the main lakes are the Iron Gates I and II (Portile de Fier) reservoirs.
Flora and fauna, tourist attractions and objectives from Mehedinti County:
Mehedinti has a flora composed by deciduous forests (oak, beech, ash, holm) mixed with the coniferous ones (fir, spruce). Southward predominant is the vegetation of plain and meadow. The fauna of this county is very similar with the one from the other mountains from Romania. (Find more journeys on blog.worldlifetimejourneys.com) The most important tourist attractions and objectives from Mehedinti County are the Danube Gorge, Decebal’s face carved into the rock, the cruise on the Danube River, the Iron Gate I and II reservoir lakes, Saint Anne Monastery, Iron Gates National Park, Cernei Valley National Park, the ruins of Trajan’s bridge, Drobeta Castle, the Cave from the bridge, Drobeta Turnu Severin City and many more. Visit Mehedinti County!
Decebal’s face sculpted into rock can be seen from a cruise
on the Danube River, Mehedinti County