Moldoveanu Peak

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Vârful Moldoveanu
Varful-Moldoveanu-scenery.jpg
Moldoveanu (left) and Viștea Mare (right)
Elevation 2,544 m (8,346 ft)[1]
Prominence 2,046 m (6,713 ft)[1]
Listing Country high point
Ultra
Location
Vârful Moldoveanu is located in Romania
Vârful Moldoveanu
Vârful Moldoveanu
Location in Romania
Location Argeș County, Romania
Range Făgăraș Mountains, Southern Carpathians
Coordinates 45°36′00″N 24°44′16″E / 45.60000°N 24.73778°E / 45.60000; 24.73778Coordinates: 45°36′00″N 24°44′16″E / 45.60000°N 24.73778°E / 45.60000; 24.73778[1]
Climbing
Easiest route Scramble

Moldoveanu Peak (Romanian: Vârful Moldoveanu) pronounced [moldoˈve̯anu], Moldovan Peak), at 2,544 metres, is the highest mountain in Romania. It's located in Argeș County, in the Făgăraș Mountains of the Southern Carpathians.

The most popular routes to reach Moldoveanu are over the Viștea Mare (2,527 m), by paths coming from Podragu, Sambata, or by the Vistea Valley.

The closest locality is Victoria, on the north side. On the south side, it is accessible from northwest of Câmpulung.

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  1. ^ a b c "Europe Ultra-Prominences" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-02-26.

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