Definition of Transylvania


Transylvania is a large tableland region of northwestern Romania, separated from the rest of the country by the Carpathian Mountains and the Transylvanian Alps. Part of Hungary until it became a principality of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century, it was returned to Hungary at the end of the 17th century and was incorporated into Romania in 1918.
However, this region is also famous for Vlad Tepes and its folklore which both gave birth to the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker in 1897.

Media related with Transylvania

MovieBram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
MovieThe Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
MovieThe Brides of Dracula (1960)
NovelDracula (1897)
NovelCarpathian Castle (1882)

Related sites about Transylvania

Transylvania - Count KalnokyTransylvania - Count Kalnoky's Guesthouses
Travel to Transylvania, Romania. Travel back in time to discover living history and unspoiled wildlife in Transylvania

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