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Maramures County

Maramureș is a county of Romania, in the Maramureș region. The county seat is Baia Mare.NameIn Hungarian, it is known as Máramaros megye, in Ukrainian as Мараморо́щина, and in German as Kreis Marmarosch.HistoryMaramureș County as an administrative division within Romania was formed following the union of Transylvania with Romania. During World War II, it was ceded to Hungary, and after the war returned to Romania. The 10th century frontier county of Borsova was founded by Stephen I of Hungary. Since then Máramaros served as the north-eastern border of the Hungarian Kingdom until 1920, the Trianon Peace Treaty. 11th century historical Maramureș counties separation from Borsova (Rom. Borșa) 1241 Tartar invasion decimated about half of the local population 14th century Duke (knyaz) Bogdan of Maramureș said to be founder of Moldova In the Middle Ages, the historical region of Maramureș was known for its salt mines and later for its lumber In 1920 after the Treaty of Trianon, the northern part of the county became part of newly formed Czechoslovakia. The southern part (including Sighetu Marmației) became part of Romania. For more information regarding the history see Máramaros, referring the historical Hungarian name of the county.
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