Mare Municipality , the residence of Maramures County is an important
urban center from the North-West part of the country.
It is situated in the West part of the county, in Baia Mare depression,
on the middle course of Sasar River, at an altitude of 228m from the level
of the sea.
In the North is bordered by Ignis Mountains, in the South Recea and Grosi,
in the East the town Baia Sprie, and in the West Tautii Magherausi commune.
Because of its advantageous geographical position Baia Mare sums up the
attributes of a road and train junction creating a convergence point for
the surrounding towns: Baia Sprie, Recea, Tautii
Through its present values Baia Mare Municipality
is an important urban center from this part of the country having a dynamic
development. To the traditional economic activities are added other new
ones which have to be integrated to this economic area.
The cultural component is very important and the education from Baia Mare
is widely appreciated in our country.
Efforts are being made to transform this town into an attractive point
for tourists and business men, because it is advantaged by its geographical
position, by the many resorts and also by the extraordinary people that
live here .
Speaking about the town's architecture, the buildings from the old part
of the town are completed by the modern ones, with specific local elements.
The commercial part of the town is highlighted, it sums up the headquarters
of banks and firms and the biggest stores in town.
Through the testimony of time and the day by day turmoil, Baia Mare reveals
itself today as being in full growth from the social-economical point
of view which wants to consolidate its position revealing to the world
that the tradition and modernism can manifest themselves in a perfect
attractions which welcome you in our beautiful city are:
from Musem of Mineralogy
The Museum of Popular Art and Folklore
Old Center of the Town