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(sēnī`ä), town (1990 pop. 15,817), S central Romania, in Walachia, in the Transylvanian Alps. It is a health and winter sports resort and has a metalworking plant and manufactures such as foodstuffs and building materials. Sinaia was the summer residence of the kings of Romania until the abdication (1947) of King Michael. In the town are two former royal palaces (one of which, built in Renaissance style, contains an internationally famous art collection) as well as the royal hunting lodge, a 17th-century monastery, and a castle.



a city in central Rumania, in Prahova District; located in the southern Carpathians, in the Prahova River valley, on the slopes of the Bucegi Mountains. Population, 13,300 (1973).

Sinaia produces precision machinery, food products (meat, flour), wood products, and building materials. A museum devoted to the 15th and 16th centuries is located in the Peles Castle. The Sinaia Monastery is also in the city.

Sinaia is a mountain climatic health resort and a tourism and sports center. The winter is mild, with an average January temperature of -4°C, and the summer is moderately warm, with an average July temperature of 17°C. Precipitation totals approximately 900 mm annually.

Therapeutic remedies include helioaerotherapy and walking therapy. Among the diseases treated are secondary anemia, asthenia, and nontuberculous ailments of the respiratory tract. Sinaia has sanatoriums, houses of rest, and pensions.

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1996), The Optimization of Electrical Energy Consumption in Water Supply Systems, The XXX edition of The Installations National Conference, Sinaia, Romania.
Queen Mary was born Marie Alexandra Victoria, from Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Royal Families on October 29, 1875 in Eastwell Park, Kent, England and died on July 18, 1938 in Sinaia, at the age of 62.
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Sign Sinaia City Hospital collateralisation participation RO82TREZ5295006XXX000607, opened at the Treasury Logs, tax code 2843299.
Tenders are invited for Technical Expertise Sinaia Railway Station Building and Development Technical Project for Technical Measures of Intervention
Procurement Sinaia Representation and Protocol Branch, Wants to Buy Materials Construction for Maintaining Proper Condition of the Buildings Under Management Branch for A Period of 12 Months From the Award of the Framework Agreement, According to Specifications.
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Tenders are invited for Providing fitness equipment for CPPAS, UPPAS Paltinis and Sinaia.
Procurement Representation and Protocol Branch Sinaia, Wants to Buy Electrical Materials Required for Performing Inspections and Repairs to Electrical Installations in Order to Develop Optimal Conditions of Activity in Villas, Restaurants and Hotel Located in the Branch, Over A Period of 12 Months From the Award Framework Agreement, According to Specifications.
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