- EUROPA NOSTRA represents a rapidly growing citizens’ movement for the safeguarding of Europe’s cultural and natural heritage. Our pan-European network is composed of 250 member organisations (heritage associations and foundations with a combined membership of more than 5 million people), 150 associated organisations (governmental bodies, local authorities and corporations) and also 1500 individual members who directly support our mission. Together,
we form an important lobby for cultural heritage in Europe;
we celebrate excellence through the European Heritage Awards organised by Europa Nostra in partnership with the European Union; and we campaign to save Europe’s endangered historic monuments, sites and cultural landscapes.
- We are the Voice of Cultural Heritage in Europe.
I came across two cool things on the web today…
One, is this video , called ‘we are HAPPY in BUCHAREST Romania’,, that is just so upbeat and makes me want to jump and dance…
Two, is this cool Travel Site that offers tours in many beautiful places, including Romania which is a must see…http://www.perfect-tour.com
Also, while there make sure you stay at The Country Hotel near Brasov in Transylvania, Romania.
Thank you AerialMedia.ro for featuring our beautiful City Brasov :
A little about Brasov…my home town in Romania…
Brașov – medieval city
Location of Brașov
Location of Brașov
|Coordinates: 45°40′N 25°37′ECoordinates: 45°40′N 25°37′E|
|• Mayor||George Scripcaru(Democratic Liberal Party)|
|• City||267.32 km2 (103.21 sq mi)|
|• Metro||1,368.5 km2 (528.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||600 m (2,000 ft)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||853/km2 (2,210/sq mi)|
|Demonym||brașovean, brașoveancă (ro)|
|Population by ethnicity|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Postal code||RO 500xxx|
|Area code(s)||(+40) 268|
Brașov (Romanian pronunciation: [braˈʃov] ( listen); German: Kronstadt; Hungarian: Brassó, Hungarian pronunciation: [’brɒʃʃoː]; Medieval Latin:Brassovia or Corona; 1950–1960: Orașul Stalin) is a city in Romania and the administrative centre of Brașov County.
According to the last Romanian census, from 2011, there were 253,200 people living within the city of Brașov, making it the 7th most populous city in Romania, and the metropolitan area is home to 369,896 residents.
Brașov is located in the central part of the country, about 166 kilometres (103 miles) north of Bucharest and 380 km (236 mi) from the Black Sea. It is surrounded by the Southern Carpathians and is part of the Transylvania region.