Moldoveanu Peak

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Vârful Moldoveanu
Moldoveanu (left) and Viștea Mare (right)
Highest point
Elevation 2,544 m (8,346 ft) [1]
Prominence 2,046 m (6,713 ft) [1]
Listing Country high point
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]
Vârful Moldoveanu is located in Romania
Vârful Moldoveanu
Vârful Moldoveanu
Location in Romania
Location Argeș County, Romania
Parent range Făgăraș Mountains, Southern Carpathians
Easiest route Scramble

Moldoveanu Peak (Romanian: Vârful Moldoveanu) pronounced [vɨrful moldoˈve̯anu], Moldovan Peak), at 2,544 metres, is the highest mountain peak in Romania.[2] It is 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, Sâmbăta, or by the Viștea Valley.

The closest settlement on the North side is Victoria and on the south side, Câmpulung.


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  1. ^ a b c "Europe Ultra-Prominences" Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  2. ^ 2017 Romanian Statistical Yearbook, p. 11

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