„Part of the north-east of Transilvania, with the peaks of the Carpathians watching over it from the north and the east, specifically Ţibleş peak, Rodnei peaks, Bârgău and Călimani peaks, the Bârgău Valley, represented a natural border and also a demarcation of settlers between Central and Eastern Europe. This fact is emphasized by the borders the history has established here and the distinct cultural areas that were formed; on one hand the countinuous trade in goods and on the other hand, by a permanent movement of the population from one mountain to another.” […] — Excerpt from the paper „Bârgău Valley”, by Corneliu Gaiu, Ph.D. in History, Scientific Researcher..

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