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   Natural Heritage of Romania

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The average annual temperature is 8-10°C, with frosty winters (-3° to -4°C) and warm summers (21 to 22°C). The average annual precipitation is 637 mm. And it vary between 400-500 mm. (Romanian Lowland, Dobruja and the Danube Delta) and 1.000-1.400 mm. (mountains).

The Romanian Dobrogea is situated in eastern part of the country, it lies between the Black Sea and the Danube river. Its tipical steppic landscape is fragmented by brackish lakes and lagoons, forest patches and rocky areas. Sand-dunes, large sandy beaches and several lakes are found along the Black Sea coast. In the north-western part of the area lies the Macin mountain, which is the oldest geographical structure of the country with unique flora and wildlife..

Lying on the northern edge of the Dobrogea region, the Danube delta covers c.5,054 square kms, of which 4,536 square kms are in Romania. It is the largest European wetland after the Volga delta, and it includes the worlds most extensive reedbed (Phragmites). With its endles chanels and more than 450 lakes, the Danube Delta is definitely one of the most important wetlands of Europe, hosting several endangered breeding species and being a stopover or moulting site for several millions of birds anually.

The Carpathian mountain is curve-formed and covers 31% of the total surface of the country. The highest point is the Moldoveanu peak of the Fagaras Mountains (2.544 m). The whole mountain is primarly covered by pruce and beech forests dotted with mountain pastours and rocky crests. Inside the arc of Carpathians lies the hilly area of Transylvania , with a whole range of habitats from extensive oak forests to bog marshes, rocky gorges to wetlands.

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