Baia Mare


Baia Mare (US: BAH-yə MAR-ə, Romanian: [ˈbaja ˈmare] (listen); Hungarian: Nagybánya; German: Frauenbach or Groß-Neustadt; Ukrainian: Бая-Маре; Latin: Rivulus Dominarum; Yiddish: באניע‎, romanized: Banya) is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. The city is situated about 600 kilometres (373 miles) from Bucharest, 70 km (43 mi) from the border with Hungary, and 50 km (31 mi) from the border with Ukraine.
Located south of Igniș and Gutâi Mountains, Baia Mare had a population of 123,738 at the 2011 census, and a metropolitan area home to 230,932 residents. The city administers four villages: Blidari (Kőbánya), Firiza (Felsőfernezely), Valea Borcutului (Borpatak) and Valea Neagră (Feketepatak). Baia Mare has been named the Romanian Youth Capital from 2 May 2018 to 1 May 2019.


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