Praid is a locality situated in Harghita county, with a population of 3448 inhabitants.

Praid

Praid, Salt mine

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46,55050 N, 25,12058 E

The cost-of-living of this surrounding's habitants was always the salt. The salt bed of Praid extend to a depth of 2700 m it's eliptical having radius of 1,2 and 1,4 km. The underground explotation of salt had begun in 1762 with the opening of the Saint Joseph mine. In that time the salt got to the surface in buff-leather drawn by horses. The blast-explotation had been adopted only after the first W.W. and so in the 1970's they had allready achieved the depth of 320 m. With the asylum hewed in the salt-mine Praid became a famous resort. Its characterized by its mild climate, coldish summer (the average temperature in july of 17Cș), cold winter, fresh air, mineral spirit. It truly attracts persones having rheumatic pains or neurological, respiratorical, ginaecological and circulatory diseases. The aszlum what's exceedingly proposed for bronchitis and asthma is at a depth of 120 m where we may get only by bus. The average temperature down there is between 14 and 16 șC while the humidity is between 66 and 70% . The ion content of the air is quite high. In the huge halls down there were hewed playgrounds, an ecumenical chapel, a buffet and a library as well. The 1200 m2 surface of the lido of praid is insured by a 1200 deep fountain. In its central building the abirritant effect of 28 warm-water bath attracts the clients between 1st of June and 15th of October comming for treatments of 10-14 days.

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