The county of Covasna lies in east-central Romania, within the historical region of Transylvania. Covasna covers part of the Eastern Carpathians, offering numerous mountain and ski resorts, with most of the towns and villages beautifully situated in valleys along rivers.
The county’s administrative centre is at Sfântu Gheorghe, among the oldest cities in Transylvania. Among the sights in the city are the beautiful riverfronts and landmarks such as the Gothic Fortified Church and Beör Palace in Neoclassical style. You may also visit the Székely National Museum, and numerous magnificent buildings of the 19th century. Another major town in the county is the picturesque Targu Secuiesc, where you may visit the Doll’s Art Gallery (Muzeul de păpuși), and stay at one of the inviting town’s guesthouses.
The county is well-known for its mofettas and mineral waters springs, which lead to excellent health spa resorts such as those in Covasna.
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Population: approximately 211 thousand inhabitants
Capital: Sfântu Gheorghe
Other major cities: Targu Secuiesc, Baraolt, Covasna, Întorsura Buzăului
Main tourist destinations: Sfântu Gheorghe, Targu Secuiesc, Baraolt Mountains and Harghita Mountains, Sugas Bai ski resort, mountain resorts of Covasna, Baraolt, Balványos, Malnaș and Vâlcele
Nearest Airports: Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP - Aeroportul Internațional Henri Coandă București)