Ponoarele

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Ponoarele
Commune
Ponoarele is located in Romania
Ponoarele
Ponoarele
Coordinates: 44°58′N 22°47′E / 44.967°N 22.783°E / 44.967; 22.783
Country  Romania
County Mehedinți County
Population (2002)[1] 2,940
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ponoarele is a commune located in Mehedinți County, Romania. It is composed of fifteen villages: Băluța, Bârâiacu, Brânzeni, Buicani, Ceptureni, Cracu Muntelui, Delureni, Gărdăneasa, Gheorghești, Ludu, Ponoarele, Proitești, Răiculești, Șipotu and Valea Ursului.

The commune has many natural monuments, including Podul lui Dumnezeu (God's Bridge), Peștera Bulba (Bulba Cave), Câmpul de Lapiezuri, Lacul Zaton (Zaton Lake), Peștera Ponoarele (Ponoarele Cave), Valea Morilor (Valley of the Mills) and Pădurea de liliac (Lilac forest).

Local holidays[edit]

  • Sărbătoarea liliacului Ponoarele
  • Festivalul național „Ponoare, Ponoare”

External links[edit]

Ponoarele village tourist guide

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010

Coordinates: 44°58′N 22°47′E / 44.967°N 22.783°E / 44.967; 22.783