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Arad is located at the western extremity of Romania, the high plain of Arad, 30 km from Zarand Mountains, part of the Western Carpathians. Crossed from east to west of the river Mures, contains in its perimeter, in the woods, a natural lake.
Plain Arad is situated between mountains and riverbeds Zarand Mures Ier and Mort, continuing Cris Plain Pancota localities south of the line, Captain Alexander, potters, and Sanmartin Simand by Paulis and Pecica Mures valley between. To frame the mountain has an altitude of about 120 m and less than 100 m. At the western foothills Zarand distinguish a strip of piedmont plain not up to Mures and passing gradually into a strip somewhat low (less than 100 m) to plain characters ramble visible at the court. Following the expansion cone of dejection Mures, Arad Plain consists of gravel, sand and clay. East of Arad appear loess and loess, and the surrounding township Curtici wind sand dune terrain set. In its frequent digression plain white and abandoned meanders, levees, and sărături lacovişti.
City is moderate-continental climate with Mediterranean influences weak summer recorded an average temperature of 21 ° C and average winter temperature of -1 ° C.
At the 2002 census the city had a population of 178,827 inhabitants.
Arad is the hub of road and rail networks, national and trans, in western Romania. Included in Pan-European Corridor IV that links the countries of Western Europe, South - East and Central Asia.
At 3 km from the city center is located Arad International Airport (IATA code: ARW, ICAO code: LRAR).
During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Arad stated that one of the most important economic centers in the region. In this regard it is significant assessment made in 1937 that, in relation to the work of the 4001 companies, the city was considered as the most powerful economic center of Transylvania in Romania and fourth.
In achieving this status have worked factors such as geographic location of the city at the crossroads of trade routes of the utmost importance, and ethnic and religious diversity of its DWELLER. The same factors make today Arad, one of the most prosperous cities in post-revolutionary Romania.
The main industries are construction and repair of rolling stock (wagons Astra Arad, Astra Passenger Coaches), machine building industry (Alcoa Fujikura, Leoni Wiring Systems, Maschio-Gaspardo, Takata Petri), production test equipment and measuring instruments and control ( Counter Group), clothing industry, food industry, wood processing industry.
Arad has a rich cultural and historical heritage, offering visitors a true outdoor museum of architectural styles specific to the eighteenth century, nineteenth and twentieth centuries, monuments, art and history, theater, philharmonic concerts, exhibitions of fine art, museum exhibitions history, art and science of nature, festivals and celebrations.
Architecture lovers can admire the buildings built in the baroque, renaissance, eclectic, classical, Gothic or secession.
Arad | Arad is located at the western extremity of Romania, the high plain of Arad, 30 km from Zarand Mountains, part of the Western Carpathians. Crossed from east to west of the river Mures, contains in its perimeter, in the woods, a natural lake
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