Pietroasa, Bihor

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Pietroasa
Commune
Pietroasa is located in Romania
Pietroasa
Pietroasa
Coordinates: 46°35′30″N 22°33′20″E / 46.59167°N 22.55556°E / 46.59167; 22.55556
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Population (2002)[1] 3,458
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Pietroasa ("stony" in Romanian; Hungarian: Vasaskőfalva) is a commune in Bihor County, northwestern Romania with a population of 3,341 people. It is composed of seven villages: Chişcău (Kiskoh), Cociuba Mică (Felsőkocsoba), Giuleşti (Zsulest), Gurani (Gurány'), Măgura (Biharmagura), Moţeşti (Mocsest) and Pietroasa.

Bear Cave, a sightseeing location located in the western Apuseni Mountains where 140 cave bear skeletons were found,[2] is on the outskirts of Chişcău village.

Coordinates: 46°35′30″N 22°33′20″E / 46.59167°N 22.55556°E / 46.59167; 22.55556

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Cave Bears. Jan Kowalski. psu.edu

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