General informations Situated at the border of the balcanic peninsula it has a surface of 238,391 km² , România ocupies a great of the lower, east and middle part of the basin of the Danube river. We are situated at the south and north of the Carpatians mountains that is a natural barier of our country. Here are some pictures about our country.
Retezat massif "Perfectly explainable natural phenomena" geologists say about most of the natural wonders of Romania. It probably is. But Retezatul has 90 plant species not found anywhere in the world and is best preserved delta in Europe, while in Apuseni is the largest karst phenomenon in Europe. And all are found in a single country. National Park Retezat missed the entrance to the natural wonders of the world, but it is a dream destination.
Sphinx Located at 2216 m on the Bucegi Plateau, attractive human form which nature has carved over time. However, the nature of the content to only that, if breathed on it and a bit of personality. Well positioned, with a look rough, it gives the impression that oversees those lands.
Babele Strange and interesting Babele attract touristsbecause of their unique shape. On this plateau,nature has shaped almost all of the surroundingrocks, but still has work to give them the final. Oldwomen have the appearance of giant mushrooms, butmaybe in a 300 years our descendants will be able todistinguish the silhouettes of ladies. Over time,around the Sphinx and Babe weaved legends. Somesay that it would be natural, but modeled with graceand man-interest, others that "stones" have positiveenergy that defend the country and the most"original" claim to be traces of an alien civilization.
The Danube Delta An exotic, with more than 1,200 species of trees and plants, with the richest ornithological and ichthyological fauna, the Danube Delta is the largest wetland reserve lands of Europe, covering an area of over 2,500 km2. In 1991, UNESCO included the Danube Delta, the newest form of relief from Romania, free from "the progress of industrialization", including biosphere reserves.
Gura Portiţei Portiţei is probably the last unspoiled beach on the Romanian coast. To get there, you must go by ferry an hour, but it is unlike any other beach, especially since they left it as found in the fresh water of the Danube Delta. In June, the turtles lay their eggs on the beach you can see whole flocks that wander freely, undisturbed by tourists attention. Everyone who visited Portiţei, a narrow strip of sand, left there thinking that they would return in one of the most beautiful places in the Danube Delta.
Muddy Volcanoes Type geological nature reserve on 30 hectares large, mud volcanoes are located in the Curvature Sub-Carpathians. (Buzau) formations arose due to eruptions of gas to the surface of the earth which causes mud and water. Cones do not exceed 5-6 meters high, and so- called lava is thrown on a small area. Once in the mud volcano, tourists are surprised by an unusual sensation. When it is cloudy, arid plateau with millions of torrents crack and separate deep ridge resembles a lunar landscape.
Or if the sun appears, it appears as afully detached African desert, the mudturns from green to yellow. In fact, mud isnothing but a mixture of sandstone,quartzite, ghipsuri, clays, limestone andtraces of oil, natural gas driven from thedepths coming from more than 3,000 feetdeep and passing through a clay soil,combining water into the groundwater.Beyond the area with craters, this land issurrounded by a green explosion wildlife.Lilac grove Muddy Volcanoes located insidethe reservation is perhaps as beautiful andinteresting as the volcanoes themselves.
Fortress of Ponor Apuseni Mountains is the most impressive karst phenomenon in South East. A mountain of stone 76 meters is based on a pure water ice that has found refuge here 10,000 years ago. Everest called Romanian Speleology, Cave Fortress of Ponor has a main gallery 2 km long, active, where perhaps the largest underground river in the country flowing forming waterfalls, rapids and whirlpools.