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Maramures is a county of Romania and the capital city of this county is Baia Mare. The population of Maramures as recorded in the census of the year 2002 was 510,110. The density of the population in the county is 81 square kilometers.
Extensive part of Maramures is surrounded by the Rodna Mountains.

The county of Maramures is neighbored by the following counties:
  • Satu Mare in the western side
  • Suceava County in the Esatern side
  • Salij County, Bistrita- Nasaud County and Cluj County to the southern side.
The population of Maramures mainly depends upon rustic and farming works for their livelihood. In the county the wooden churches are very famous and the basic architecture adopted by the locals is also very impressive. The tourists have a wide range of options of sight seeing in Maramures.

Tourism of Maramures is very exciting. Maramures is also famous for its impermeable folklore. The folk dances, folk costumes, traditional songs delicate wood carving all are major attractions to the county. The tourists to Maramures can enjoy the beauty of the places like Satu Mare, Baia Mare, Mara Valley, Iza Valley, Tara Lapusului in the Lapus Region Borsa which is popularly known as a peaceful resort, Sapanta.

In Maramures there are number of natural lakes. Lakes of glacial origin like the alpine lakes of Buhaescu and Iezer also represent the geography. Religion is given due importance in Maramures. The bell- tower of the Maramures' churches is the most attracting things adding a distinctive esthetic quality to the edifice.

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