Nature in Romania

Nature in Romania is truly unique as you get to explore a variety of landscapes in one single destination. The balance between mountains (28%), hills and plateaus (42%), and plains (30%) makes Romania a great destination whether you like to hike or simply enjoy an easy walk in nature.


Key facts about nature in Romania

Romania is the most bio-geographically diverse country in Europe.

The Danube Delta has the third highest biodiversity in the world, is the youngest land in Europe and home to rare bird species.

Romania has some of the largest tracts of unfragmented forests of the continent, the largest brown bear population in Europe, and 45% of the big carnivores population of the continent (brown bears, lynx, wolves).

Almost two-thirds of the Carpathian Mountains are found in Romania, stretching for more than 900 km inside the country, in the shape of an arch that surrounds Transylvania. They are covered by vast forests where almost half of Europe's large carnivores and many more iconic species live.


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Romania has around 3,500 lakes. They vary from volcanic to natural and artificial dams, lagoons, or the glacial lakes of the Carpathians.

The country has the second largest underground glacier in Europe, Scarisoara, with a volume of  75,000 cubic meters.

It also has a 245 km coast at the Black Sea.

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