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Orăștioara de Sus

Orăștioara de Sus (Hungarian: Felsővárosvíz) is a commune in Hunedoara County, Romania. It is composed of eight villages: Bucium (Bucsum), Costești (Kosztesd), Costești-Deal, Grădiștea de Munte (Gredistye), Ludeștii de Jos (Ludesd), Ludeștii de Sus (Felsőludesd), Ocolișu Mic (Kisoklos) and Orăștioara de Sus.

Orăștioara de Sus
Commune
Ruins of the ancient Dacian fortress of Blidaru
Ruins of the ancient Dacian fortress of Blidaru
Orăștioara de Sus is located in Romania
Orăștioara de Sus
Orăștioara de Sus
Coordinates: 45°44′N 23°10′E / 45.733°N 23.167°E / 45.733; 23.167
Country  Romania
County Hunedoara County
Population (2002)[1] 2,442
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Two of the Dacian Fortresses of the Orăștie Mountains, Costești-Cetățuie and Costești-Blidaru, are located near Costești village. A third, Sarmizegetusa Regia, is located near Grădiștea de Munte. A Roman fort is located near Bucium village.

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  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Retrieved on April 8, 2016.

Coordinates: 45°44′N 23°10′E / 45.733°N 23.167°E / 45.733; 23.167