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Bacau Travel Guide, Romania

Bacau travel guide wants to present the most important aspects of the largest city of Bacau county, located near Iasi and Bucharest.

Bacau Travel guide, Geography

Bacau is located in northeastern Romania situated at an altitude of 150-180m and occupies an area of 60km ². In addition, the city is crossed by the Bistrita River.

The district has a temperate continental climate. Winters here are cold while summers are dry. The average annual temperature is 9 ° C, and it ranges between -4 ° C in January and 20 ° C in June. Another important aspect is the humidity, which is very high in this area.

Bacau Travel guide, Flora and Fauna

Bio-geography has suffered multiple changes due to human impact, such as, in areas where forests ocupieed 80% of the surface, now it barely reaches 25% of the surface. However, the city boasts formations of steppe, river meadows, and hardwood forest, which are used for recreation.

The flora here is represented by forests of beech and hornbeam, sedge and numerous species of fungi, and the fauna shelters animals as foxes, squirrels, quails and many others.

Bacau Travel guide, Transport

Bacau is a city of major importance in Romania. That is why the town enjoys a road and transport infrastructure as developed as it can be. Because of railways, you can reach all of the main cities of the country from Bacau. Moreover the international trains, Bulgaria Express and Prietenia, pass through Bacau. George Enescu International Airport not only satisfies the residents of Bacau county, but also those who live in neighboring counties such as Neamt, Vrancea, Galati, Vaslui.

To visit the city, tourists can opt for buses, trams and taxis at very affordable prices.

Bacau Travel guide, Population and Economy

The city has known both the growth and the decline of population because of economical and historical conditions.

According to the latest census in 2002, Bacau has a population of 134,227 inhabitants with many ethnic groups such as Hungarians, Hebrews, Germans and others.

Regarding economy, Bacau is an important industrial center in Romania. The main activities include the petrochemical industry, the wood and paper industry, the textile industry, the chemical industry, and mechanical engineering.

Bacau Travel guide, Cuisine

In Bacau visitors can enjoy traditional Romanian dishes but that's not all. It is well known that Bacau`s cuisine unites Moldovian and Wallachian specialties. Tourists can enjoy cuisine at Casa Grande and Hanover restaurants, or at the Royal Garden place, where they ought to try Vulcanii Noroiosi, Closca cu Puii de Aur, and Cocosel de Siriu dishes.

Another amazing and marvelous place is Crasnita, where you can sip spectacular wines.

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