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National Road 7C (DN7C), nicknamed Transfăgărăşan (the prefix "trans" + Fagaras), is one of the most spectacular roads in Romania, connecting the historical region of Wallachia and Transylvania.
The road that crosses the Fagaras Mountains, the highest mountain range in Romania, part of the Carpathians is a paved road tunnel reaching near Balea Lake at an altitude of 2042 m.  Thus, Transfăgărăşan ranks ranking second in altitude alpine roads in Romania, where the road will (DN67C) Parang Mountains, which rises up to 2145 m.
Starting from the south, the first segment of Transfagarasan  pass before hydroelectric Vidraru, located underground in massive Citadel. From here, near the city Poienari road climbs switchbacks and viaducts, through three short tunnels and reach the dam, which, with his 307 m, links and Vidraru Pleasa Mountains. Crossing the dam, the road continues to the left along the lake Vidraru to its tail. Further, the road will begin to climb the Goat River valley to reach the alpine meadows near Cabana Capra; after a series of switchbacks, through Capra Waterfall right, up to the southern entrance of the tunnel Capra-bale, which passes under the ridge of the Fagaras Mountains, between the peaks Iezerul Capra (2414 m) and maple (2398 m). This tunnel is the longest road tunnel in Romania, with a length of 887 m, with a height of 4.4 m, a width of 6 m  and a sidewalk with a width of 1 m, the electric lighting and ventilation natural .
On the north side of the road Transfagarasan alpine passes through the nature reserve and Lake Balea,  in addition to Balea glacial lake, followed by a steep winding descent, crossing ice bucket, a length of 13 km.  Then the road passes through the waterfall near Balea waterfall in increments of approximately 68 m, the largest of its kind in Romania, located at an altitude of about 1230 ASL, then reaching Balea waterfall. From there to the intersection with National Road 1 (European route E68), near the village Cârţişoara, there are 21 km.
Transfagarasan pass over 830 bridges, 27 viaducts; for its construction had to be deployed several million tons of rock; for this we used 6520 tons of dynamite,  of which 20 tonnes only Capra-bale tunnel, and many other materials.
Transfagarasan | Road DN7C - Transfagarasan road is a road in Romania, starting in Bascov village, Arges County near the town of Pitesti, Arges in the city and ends at the intersection with the road DN1 between Sibiu and Brasov, near the village Cârţişoara, with a length
of 151 km, crossing the north-south axis Fagaras Mountains
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