Bacău County facts for kids
|Historic region||mostly Moldavia, few villages in Transylvania|
|Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ)||Bacău|
|• Total||6,606 km2 (2,551 sq mi)|
|• Density||113/km2 (290/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Area code(s)||+40 x344|
Bacău County has an area of 6,621 km².
The West side of the county are mountains from the Eastern Carpathian group. Here, along the valleys of the Oituz River and Trotuș River there are two important links between Moldavia and Transylvania. To the East side, the heights decrease and the lowest point can be found on the Siret River valley which crosses the county from North to South in the middle. On the East side there is the Moldavian Plateau crossed by many small rivers.
In October 20, 2011, it had a population of 616,168 and the population density was 93/km².
The ethnic breakdown was as follows:
Bacău County has 3 municipalities, 5 towns and 80 communes.
- Târgu Ocna
- Slănic Moldova
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