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Pietroasa ("stony" in Romanian; Hungarian: Vasaskőfalva) is a commune in Bihor County, northwestern Romania with a population of 3,209 people. It is composed of seven villages: Chișcău (Kiskoh), Cociuba Mică (Felsőkocsoba), Giulești (Zsulest), Gurani (Gurány), Măgura (Biharmagura), Moțești (Mocsest) and Pietroasa.

Pietroasa
Commune
Pietroasa is located in Romania
Pietroasa
Pietroasa
Coordinates: 46°35′30″N 22°33′20″E / 46.59167°N 22.55556°E / 46.59167; 22.55556
Country  Romania
County Bihor County
Population (2011)[1] 3,209
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Bear Cave, a sightseeing location located in the western Apuseni Mountains where 140 cave bear skeletons were found,[2] is on the outskirts of Chișcău village.

Coordinates: 46°35′30″N 22°33′20″E / 46.59167°N 22.55556°E / 46.59167; 22.55556

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Cave Bears. Jan Kowalski. psu.edu

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