About Hunedoara
A Romanian region of great historical importance

Located in the western Romania, with The Transylvanian Alps and the Western Carpathians rising above the settlement areas in the valleys, Hunedoara County is the guardian of rich and varied ethno-folkloric traditions. The extraordinary legacy of secular and religious customs for all seasons, of traditional garments and crafts, of folk costumes, makes Hunedoara County unique from this point of view.

If you love nature, culture, history, winter sports, mountaineering, mountain hiking and not only, Hunedoara county must be your favorite.

The gold-silver ores from the Apuseni Mountains have been mined since the time of the Romans, who also exploited the thermal waters from Geoagiu and Călan. The extraction of non-ferrous ores covers a large area, from Brad to Deva. In the Poiana Ruscai Mountains, the extraction of iron ores and the steel industry developed (in Hunedoara and Călan). In the Hunedoara part of the Jiu Valley, coal deposits are exploited, of which a significant part is represented by coking coal.

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Economy and Tourism

The most interesting destinations you can visit in Hunedoara County are the following: The Castle of Corvini – six centuries old captures by the gothic and Renaissance style, but also by the mystery stories that run on the back of this house of Iancu of Hunedoara, Sarmizegetusa Regia (former capital and the most important military, religious and political center of the Dacian state), the Retezat natural park comprising the most spectacular glacial lakes in the country and the Deva fortress, one of the most important Transylvanian medieval fortifications.

Hunedoara municipality benefits from an Industrial Park with the best offers for investors. Among the comparative advantages offered by the Hunedoara Industrial Park for investors, there are advantages related to the labor force (the existence of a well-qualified labor force in many trades. it was in fact an integrated industrial complex, in which workers of all trades worked. The tradition has been perpetuated to this day. Practically, for any industrial qualification there are well-trained workers in Hunedoara).

Interesting stats about Hunedoara
Hunedoara in figures
418+k
Population
7063
Area (Square Kilometers)
69/km2
Population Density
2716
GDP (Millions US$ - 2015)

Hunedoara is a county located in the region of Transylvania, in western Romania, and it covers an area of  7.063 sq. km.

The county’s population is rated to approx. 418.565 inhabitants, with a density of 69 inhabitants / sq. km.

At an administrative level it has seven municipalities: Deva(county seat), Brad, Hunedoara, Lupeni, Orastie, Petrosani and Vulcan, seven towns and 55 communes.

The agricultural area is approx. 280,350 ha, depending on the quality of the soil and the form of relief are divided into categories of use as follows: arable land, pastures, hayfields, vineyards and vineyards, orchards and fruit nurseries.

Birdseye View of Hunedoara - Video Presentation