Câmpulung


Câmpulung

also spelled  Cîmpulung 

      town, Argeș județ (county), south-central Romania. It lies along the Târgului River at the foot of the Iezer and Păpușa mountains of the Transylvanian Alps. Originally it was a frontier post on a strategic road (now a highway) that crossed the Carpathians through Bran Pass in Transylvania. Câmpulung was the first capital of the feudal state of Walachia until succeeded by Curtea de Argeș in the 14th century. Vestiges of its history are the Negru Vodă Monastery, built in 1215; the Prince's House, built in 1635 by Prince Matei Basarab; the Gothic-spired Bărăția Church, dating from the 14th century; and the Cross of the Oath in the town square, on which are inscribed the privileges granted the citizens by a prince in 1674. Câmpulung is a centre of automotive production and of metalworking and woodworking. Pop. (2007 est.) 37,581.

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