Covasna


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Covasna

 

a district in central Rumania, on the western slopes of the Eastern Carpathians and in the Transylvanian Alps. Area, 3,700 sq km; population, 184,400 (1970). The city of Sfîntul Gheorghe is the district’s administrative center. Covasna produces 0.5 percent of the country’s gross industrial output and 1.1 percent of its gross agricultural output. The most highly developed industries are food (29 percent of the district’s entire industry), forest and wood products (26 percent), and textiles (18 percent). Lignite is mined in the district (approximately 1 million tons in Căpeni and Vîrgi§). The principal crops are wheat, barley, flax, and sugar beets. In 1971 livestock included 74,000 head of cattle, 74,000 head of hogs, and 170,000 head of sheep.

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I you have heart trouble, it's worth look at Covasna and Buzias, and Baile Govora if you have breathing difficulties.
La llamada tierra szekely, Szekelyfold, la componen los condados de Hargita, Covasna y Mures donde los hungaro-hablantes representan en torno al 90% de la poblacion.
Within the centre region of the country, including Alba, Brasov, Covasna, Harghita, Mures and Sibiu counties, Brasov County is best developed in terms of economy and population.
Besides all these advantages, Brasov city is a polarizing traffic center for Brasov, Mures, Harghita, Covasna and Sibiu counties (considering rail and road traffic intensity), and it is located along a European corridor of circulation.
VM--a dummy variable which takes the value 1 for counties with high percentage of Hungarian population (over 30%): Covasna, Harghita, Mures si Satu Mare, and 0 for other counties;
and lignite in the North-Western area of the County of Covasna (Baraolt).
The national flag was raised in the Flag Square from Alba Iulia and other cultural and religious events are organized in Covasna, Buzau and Sfantu Gheorghe.
The incidence of a significant number of Hungarian ethnics in Harghita and Covasna counties that come first as to the suicide rate in Romania is well-known.
Brasov Depression population--this population is distributed in most parts of the Brasov Depression from south-east Transylvania (Brasov and Covasna counties) in the plain areas of Olt and Raul Negru River Valleys.
Seventh Region: Centre, includes 6 counties: Alba, Brasov, Covasna, Harghita, Mures, Sibiu;
Weitere Kritikpunkte waren: die fehlenden Hinweise auf das Wissen der amtlichen Sprache als Element der Kohasion und sozialen Integration sowie auf den rumanischen Staat und die rumanischen Sprache; die Ubertreibung des kollektiven Aspekts der nationalen Minderheiten, die Verpflichtung des Staates finanzielle Unterstutzung anzubieten, die Furcht, dass die Kreise Covasna und Harghita den legislativen Rahmen fur Autonomie nur aufgrund ethnischer Kriterien bekommen wurden, u.
At Covasna in Transylvania locals will tell you to trek up to Balvanyos, where the mineral water is so sour with its sulphur content that it tastes like wine.