Transylvania <<TRAN sihl VAY nee uh or TRAN sihl VAYN yuh>> is a historic area that covers most of central and northwest Romania.The Carpathian Mountain System separates Transylvania from the remainder of Romania. The area has wealthy mineral and fossil gasoline deposits amongst its mountains coated with beech and oak forests. Sheep and cattle are raised in Transylvania, and its valleys produce a lot grain and tobacco.
Transylvania is the fictional house of the legendary vampire, Dracula. The character of Dracula is predicated on Vlad Tepes, a merciless prince of the 1400’s who lived in Walachia, a area south of Transylvania. Vlad executed lots of his enemies by driving a stake via (impaling) their our bodies, giving him the nickname, Vlad the Impaler. Dracula (1897), a novel by the Irish writer Bram Stoker, made the legend well-known.