🇷🇴 Carei is a city in Satu Mare County, north-western Romania, near the border with Hungary. The city administers one village, Ianculești (Hungarian: Szentjánosmajor). Until World War II, the industry of the town consisted of mills, the oil factory Ardealul, a station for collecting and fermenting tobacco, and some small workshops. During the Communist period, Carei gradually turned into an industrial town.
The municipality of Carei is situated in the north-west of Romania, 99 km (62 mi) away from Oradea. Carei is situated in the south-western part of Satu-Mare County, in a plain region, and it is 35 km (22 mi) away from the county seat, Satu-Mare. Communes that are near Carei include Căpleni, Urziceni, Foieni, Sanislău, Petrești, Tiream, Căuaș, and Moftin.