City name & location: Carei, Satu Mare (SM) county, Romania.
The municipality of Carei is located
in the Northwestern part of Satu Mare county, in a plain region, 35 km
far from the capital of the county (Satu Mare city).
town was called after a person's name (in 1262, in a document, "Karul"
appears as a name of a person), but the etymologyof the word can be
traced back in the name of a bird "Karul - Karvaly", taken from the
ancient Turkish language. The bird that can be found on the coat of arms
of the Károlyi family as well was most probably the tothem of the