Caransebes (RO)

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Caransebeș (Hungarian: Karánsebes) is a city (24,689 inhabitants in 2011) in Caraș-Severin County, part of the Banat region in southwestern Romania. It is located at the confluence of the River Timiș with the River Sebeș, the latter coming from the Țarcu Mountains.


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Kingdom of Hungary period (1867-1918)[edit]

Blue circle on the 1867 issue, before the first Hungarian stamps.

Austrian Empire period (until 1867)[edit]

The CARANSEBES (also named KARANSEBES) post office opened before 1850, in the Banat Military frontier.