Codlea is a locality situated in Brașov county, with a population of 21708 inhabitants.

Codlea

Codlea, The fortress

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GPS Coordinates:
45,70900 N, 25,41400 E

The ruins of Schwarzburg castle can be seen on Magura Codlei. It was probably one of the five castles belonging to German knights. It was a quarding point for the road to Sibiu. In 1279 it belonged to the royal court, at the beginning of the XIV century to Salamon, the ruler of Brasov whose descendants gave it to king Carol Robert in excange for Salamon's properties. The king tore it down in 1335. At places the ruins reach 1m.

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