Position MEHEDINTI COUNTY, lies in the
History.The European destiny
of Drobeta Turnu Severin results directly from its geographic position, this
space representing a real bridge between the European Centre and near East,
between the North and the Mediterranean world. Drobeta
signifies the beginnings of the Romanian people, inaugurated by the entrance of
emperor Trajan who brought
the Roman culture, the same as King Carol I did after centuries, determining
the birth of the modern
The Art Museum exhibits great values of the Romanian feudal art, as well as creations of the 19th and 20th centuries - paintings signed by famous Romanian artists such as Grigorescu, Palade, Tonitza and many others.
Industry The local officials bestowed particular attention to the lightning of the town by introducing street lamp lightning in 1850. Today, the kilowatts are pumped by the power giant from Gura-Vaii, The Hydro-Power Station, which gives us an installed capacity of 1050 kW.
The development of the town is very tied up to the port and to the ship repair shop which
was the first in our country and that became one of the most important
Shipyards on the
The town Because there are not too many buildings erected at the end of 19th century and the beginning of 20th century, Traian Street, the former commercial centre of the town, together with the area surrounding the Central Park are built in the neoclassical style.
Our town is also known by its many parks, that made their appearance and developed while the town was itself developing. That is why, some years ago Severin was known as "The Town of The Roses".
Free Commercial Zone is located near
: "Iron Gates II"
and, at the
end of construction, it will has
As for tourism, the visitors of the county may accommodate themselves in 7 hotels and 11 cottages in the tourist sites.
Drobeta Turnu Severin hosts the seats of the main Romanian Banks
Conclusion Today, the Mehedinti County is one of the developed and balanced areas in Romania. Its economic potential is given not only by its local resources, tradition and experience in the majority of the activity sectors, but also by its favorable geographic location-as a border area-having neighbors Serbia and Bulgaria, at the crossroads of important internal and external commercial routes.