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Tourism by Regions

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Administrative Regions

Administratively, Romania is divided into 8 regions of development, which include the following counties:

  1. North-East Region: Bacau, Botosani, Iasi, Neamt, Suceava, Vaslui
  2. South-East Region: Braila, Buzau, Constanta, Galati, Tulcea, Vrancea
  3. South Region: Arges, Calarasi, Dambovita, Giurgiu, Ialomita, Prahova, Teleorman
  4. South-West Region: Dolj, Gorj, Mehedinti, Olt, Valcea
  5. West Region: Arad, Caras-Severin, Hunedoara, Timis
  6. North-West Region: Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Cluj, Maramures, Satu-Mare, Salaj
  7. Centre Region: Alba, Brasov, Covasna, Harghita, Mures, Sibiu
  8. Bucureşti-Ilfov Region: Bucureşti city, Ilfov

Touristic Regions

However, there is another division of the country, which is more useful for a touristic approach. The traditional regions are slightly different from the administrative ones, but their common cultural traits are more obvious and they are better suited for planning your visit to Romania.

Click on each of the regions to find a short description and links to the most important attractions in the area:

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