Olt County is situated in Oltenia region from Romania in the south part of the country and its neighbors are the following counties: Dolj in west, Vrancea in north, Argeș and Teleorman in east and Bulgaria is in south.
Slatina City 62.000 people
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Balş, Corabia, Drăgăneşti-Olt, Piatra-Olt, Potcoava, Scorniceşti
E70(DN6) Craiova-Caracal-Drăgăneşti Olt-Alexandria-Bucureşti
DN64 Râmnicu Vâlcea-Drăgăşani-Caracal-Corabia
DN54 Caracal-Corabia-Turnu Măgurele
Relief and climate of Olt County:
Olt County has a relief composed by the Getic Plateau in the north part and Romania’s Plain in the south part. On the border with Bulgaria is a low area formed by the Danube Meadow. The highest elevations barely exceed 400-500 meters height. County‘s climate is temperate-continental with high temperatures during the summer over 30º C and during the winter these often fall under 0º C. The main rivers near the Danube River on the border with Bulgaria are the Olt and Vedea Rivers with their tributaries. The main lakes are Slatina, Ipoteşti, Drăgăneşti, Strejeşti, Frunzaru and many others. (Find more journeys on blog.worldlifetimejourneys.com)
Flora, fauna and tourist attractions of Olt County:
Like in many areas of Romania, predominant are the deciduous forests of beech, oak, holm, ash or elm and in the river meadows predominant are the water loving forests (willow and poplar). The fauna is specific to the low area of plain and forest with rabbits, squirrels, ferrets, hamsters, wild boars, deer and others. The most important tourist attractions from Olt County are the Forest from Reșca with the hunting cottage, Brâncoveanu, Calui or Clocociov Monasteries, Sucidava Citadel from Corabia, the ceramic center from Oboga-Calui, Slatina City, the Archaeology and Ethnography Museum from Corabia and many others.Visit Olt County!
Clocociov Monastery from Corabia is situated in a picturesque region, Olt County