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Highest roads of Romania

Located in Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, Romania is a pretty mountainous country. There are 12 peaks over 2,500 m in the country. Its natural landscape is almost evenly distributed between mountains (31%), hills (33%), and plains (36%).

List of highest mountain passes of Romania:

Mountain passElevationZoneSurface
Pasul Urdele2.145m (7,037ft)Southern CarpathiansAsphalt
Pasul Bâlea2.042m (6,699ft)Southern CarpathiansAsphalt
Harghita-Mădăraș1.650m (5,413ft)Eastern CarpathiansAsphalt
Pasul Vilcan1.621m (5,318ft)Jiu valleyGravel
Pasul Prislop1.416m (4,646ft)Eastern CarpathiansAsphalt
Tihuţa Pass1.201m (3,940ft) Bârgău MountainsAsphalt
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>Highest tunnels in the world. After years of work in rarefied air and frigid temperatures at more than 4,000m, these tunnels are engineering marvels sure to impress anyone.
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