Maramureş County is located in the north of the country, being delimited by the counties of Satu-Mare, Sălaj, Cluj, Bistriţa-Năsăud and Suceava, respectively, to the north being bounded by the border with Ukraine, with an area of 6.215 km² (2.6% Of the country's surface) and a varied relief as morphologically and geologically complex. The mountainous area of the Eastern Carpathians is 43%, the hill area (hills, plateaus and plateaus) about 30% and the low (depressions, meadows and terraces) the remaining 27% of the county's surface. The main mountainous units are: Rodna Mountains (the highest), Maramures Mountains and Ignis-Gutâi-Ţibleş volcano chain. The hydrographic network is represented by the main evil: Tisa, Vişeu, Iza, Lăpuş and Someş.
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