Oradea is a city in Romania, located in Crișana, a sub-region of Transylvania. Seat of the Bihor county, Oradea is one of the most important economic, social and cultural centers in the western part of Romania. The city is located in the north-west of the country, located about 10 km (6.2 mi) from Borș, one of the most important crossing points on Romania’s border with Hungary, Oradea ranks tenth in size among Romanian cities.

In addition to the city’s own airport (Oradea International Airport), Oradea is also close to the following airports:

  • 1 hr (86.3 km) via E79 – Debrecen International Airport
  • 2 hr 30 min(172.8 km) via DN79/E671 – Timișoara International Airport
  • 2 hr 30 min(313.2 km) via M3 – Budapest Airport
  • 3 hr (159.4 km) via DN1/E60 – Cluj „Avram Iancu” International Airport

Oradea is also a strong industrial center in the region, hosting some of Romania’s largest companies. Besides its status as an economic hub, Oradea boasts a rich Art Nouveau architectural heritage and is a member of the Art Nouveau Network.

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