Moldoveanu Peak


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Vârful Moldoveanu
Moldoveanu seen from the peak of Viștea
Highest point
Elevation2,544 m (8,346 ft) [1]
Prominence2,046 m (6,713 ft) [1]
ListingCountry high point
Ultra
Coordinates [1]
Geography
LocationArgeș County, Romania
Parent rangeFăgăraș Mountains, Southern Carpathians
Climbing
Easiest routeScramble

Moldoveanu Peak (Romanian: Vârful Moldoveanu, pronounced [ˈvɨrful moldoˈve̯anu]; "Moldavian Peak"), at 2,544 metres (8,346 ft), 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 metres (8,291 ft)), 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.

In December 2019, Moldoveanu was selected as the name for the star XO-1 located 536 light-years away in the constellation Corona Borealis, star that has been confirmed to host an exoplanet.

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

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Categories: Mountains of Romania | Mountains of the Southern Carpathians | Geography of Argeș County | Highest points of countries | Extreme points of Romania | Argeș County geography stubs




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