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Păpușa Peak

The Retezat Mountains are some of the highest massifs in Romania, being part of the Southern Carpathians. One of the important peaks is Păpuşa (Varful Păpuşa), with a height of 2,508 metres (8,228 ft).

The Retezat Mountains have many glacial lakes, including the largest one in Romania, Bucura Lake (lacul Bucura), which covers 8.9 hectares (22 acres) and is situated at an altitude of 2,030 metres (6,660 ft). The area also contains the Retezat National Park, Romania's first national park.

Păpușă Peak 2508 m sign
Păpușa Peak in background (left side)

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Coordinates: 45°22′12″N 22°54′28″E / 45.37000°N 22.90778°E / 45.37000; 22.90778