Turnu Roșu Pass

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Turnu Roşu Pass
Vöröstorony Barabás.jpg
Elevation 352 m (1,155 ft)
Location Romania
Range Southern Carpathians
Coordinates 45°32.55′N 24°16.17′E / 45.54250°N 24.26950°E / 45.54250; 24.26950Coordinates: 45°32.55′N 24°16.17′E / 45.54250°N 24.26950°E / 45.54250; 24.26950
Turnu Roșu Pass is located in Romania
Turnu Roșu Pass
Turnu Roșu Pass
Location of Turnu Roșu Pass

Turnu Roşu Pass (Romanian: Pasul Turnu Roşu, Hungarian: Vöröstoronyi-szoros, German: Roter-Turm-Pass, Turkish: Kızılkule Geçidi, all of these names meaning Red Tower Pass in their respective languages) is a mountain pass in the Romanian Carpathians, connecting Vâlcea county (Wallachia) and Sibiu county (Transylvania). It is formed by the Olt River flowing southwards from Transylvania to Wallachia through the Southern Carpathians.