Alba County

Alba County

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*Bihor County to the West.
*Mureş County and Bistriţa-Năsăud County to the East.
*Sălaj County and Maramureş County to the North.
* Sibiu County and Mureş county in the East.
* Bihor County and Arad County in the West.
* Cluj County in the North.
* Hunedoara County in the South-West.


The predominant industries in the county are:
* Food industry.
* Textile industry.
* Wood industry.
* Mechanical components.
* Paper and packaging materials industry.
* Chemical industry.

The mineral resources exploited in Alba county are metals (gold, silver, copper), salt and construction materials: marble, granite, etc.

Tourist attractions

The main tourist attractions in the county are:
* The city of Alba Iulia.
* The Apuseni Mountains.
** Scărişoara Karst Complex.
** Maidens' Fair on the Găina Mountain.
** "The Hill With Snails" west of Vidra.
** Barren Detunata and Shaggy Detunata.
* The Câlnic Castle and the Castle of Gârbova.
* The Towns and Churches of Sebeş and Aiud.
* The Ocna Mureş Resort.
* The Ţara Moţilor ethnographical area. Situated in the Apuseni Mountains, Ţara Moţilor is a region with strong Romanian traditions.


* Lucian Blaga

Administrative divisions

The county has 4 municipalities, 7 towns and 67 communes.


* Alba Iulia
* Aiud
* Blaj
* Sebeş


* Abrud
* Baia de Arieş
* Câmpeni
* Cugir
* Ocna Mureş
* Teiuş
* Zlatna


ee also


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