Attested since 1334, the town of Lugoj is situated in the West of Romania, at about 60 km. From Timisoara, the administrative centre of the department of Timis, on the European road 70, the future continental highway that will link the west side of the country to Bucharest.
Being situated in the plain of the Banat, it is surrounded by some hills favourable for the vineyards. The climate is temperate with Mediterranean influences. The economic landscape is made up of several branches of light industry: shoes, ceramics, clothes, woodwork, electronics and fine mechanics.