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Baia Mare

Baia Mare
Full nameRomania
Official nameBaia Mare
CountyMaramureş County
StatusCounty capital
MayorCătălin Cherecheş
Total Area90.1 sq mi (233.3 km2)
Elevation748 ft (228 m)
Total Population137921 (2002)
Density (pop.)641|latd=47|latm=40|lats=|latNS=N|longd=23|longm=35|longs=|longEW=E/km2 (1660.2/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)

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Baia Mare (-roˈbaja ˈmare; ; ; ; , Banya) is a municipality in northwestern Romania and the capital of Maramureş County. The city is situated about 600 kilometres from Bucharest, the capital of Romania, 70 kilometres from the border with Hungary and 50 kilometres from the border with Ukraine. The city administers four villages: Blidari (Kőbánya), Firiza (Felsőfernezely), Valea Borcutului (Borpatak) and Valea Neagră (Feketepatak).

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