Borşa (Hungarian: Borsa, German: Borscha) is a town in the east of the Maramureş County, northern Romania in the valley of the Vişeu river near the Prislop Pass, which links Transylvania with Bukovina. It is surrounded by the Rodna and Maramureş Mountains, the highest peak being the Pietrosul Rodnei reaching 2303 meters.

The town is a spa and in its vicinity can be found mineral springs. The Rodna National Park (which has an area of 463 km²) can be accessed from Borşa.

Among the sights of Borşa is the wooden church built in 1718.

Notable natives

  • Frank Timiş


  • 1991: 30,504
  • 2002: 27,247

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