It is a city in Bacau County, Moldova, Romania, made up of the locality Darmanesti (residence), and from the villages of Darmaneasca, Lapos, Pagubeni, Plopu and Salatruc. The city is in the western extremity of the county, on the border with Harghita County, at the foot of the Nemira Mountains, on the banks of the Trotus River and in the water catchment area of its effluent, Uz River. It is crossed by the national road DN12A, which connects Onestiul de Miercurea-Ciuc. From this road, Darmanesti branches the county road DJ123 that leads west to Harghita county to Sanmartin (where it intersects with DN12) and Sansimion (although the part that crosses the mountains is not asphalted). Adjud-Comanesti-Siculeni railway passes through the city, which is served by the Valea Uzului and the Halta Vale utilization. In the town of Darmanesti is the palace of stirbei, a historical monument of architecture of national interest, dating back to the late 19th century and located on Dumbravei Street. Other five other objectives in the city are included in the list of historical monuments in Bacau County as monuments of local interest, all classified as architectural monuments: the hydraulic engineering complex in the Boistea district, comprising a hydraulic gift (dating from the end of the century) 19th century), a hydraulic pillar and a valley (both at the beginning of the 20th century); St. Nicholas' wooden church (1808, with additions in 1884); Hazaparu water mill (early twentieth century); The wooden church of Sfintii Boievozi (1813) from the village of Lapos; And the Wooden Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the village of Plopu.