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Sister cities of Baia Mare

Baia Mare (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈbaja ˈmare]; Hungarian: Nagybánya; German: Frauenbach; Ukrainian: Бая-Маре; Latin: Rivulus Dominarum; Yiddish: באניע, Banya) is a municipality along the Săsar River in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureş County. The city is situated about 600 kilometres (373 miles) from Bucharest, the capital of Romania, 70 km (43 mi) from the border with Hungary and 50 km (31 mi) from the border with Ukraine. The city administers four villages: Blidari (Kőbánya), Firiza (Felsőfernezely), Valea Borcutului (Borpatak) and Valea Neagră (Feketepatak).

In the late nineteenth century, it was known for the Nagybánya artists' colony, a group of young Hungarian artists who are considered very influential in the region's art culture. In 1966 the Hungarian National Gallery had a major exhibition of their work: The Art of Nagybánya. Centennial Exhibition in Celebration of the Artists' Colony in Nagybánya.

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