Where Is Transylvania Located and Is There Really a Place Called Transylvania Where Count Dracula Lives?

Transylvania is a province of Romania that sits atop a plateau in the central part of the country.

Transylvania is often associated with the legendary Count Dracula, Vlad Tepes, also known as Vlad the Impaler.

Vlad the Impaler was a real Wallachian prince, and carried out his atrocities in this region in the 1400s.

Transylvania is bordered by the Transylvanian Alps and the Carpathian Mountains.

The region is known for the scenic beauty of its Carpathian landscape and its rich history.

Transylvania, means “on the other side of the woods” in Medieval Latin, which many historians believe was derived from an old Hungarian word.

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