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Bacău
County (Judeţ)
Coat of arms of Bacău
Coat of arms
Country  Romania
Development region1 Nord-Est
Historic region mostly Moldavia, few villages in Transylvania
Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ) Bacău
Area
 • Total 6,606 km2 (2,551 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 706,623
 • Density 113/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 60wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x344
Car Plates BC5
Website County Board
County Prefecture

Bacău (IPA: [ba.'kəu]) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Moldavia. The capital of Bacău County is Bacău, with a population of about 130,000 people.

Geography

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.

Demographics

In October 20, 2011, it had a population of 616,168 and the population density was 93/km².

The ethnic breakdown was as follows:

Divisions

Bâcau, Romania. Monumentul Mircea Cancicov, March 2001
Bacău

Bacău County has 3 municipalities, 5 towns and 80 communes.

Municipalities

Towns

  • Comăneşti
  • Buhuşi
  • Dărmăneşti
  • Târgu Ocna
  • Slănic Moldova

Communes

  • Agăş
  • Ardeoani
  • Asău
  • Balcani
  • Bereşti-Bistriţa
  • Bereşti-Tazlău
  • Berzunţi
  • Bârsăneşti
  • Blăgeşti
  • Bogdăneşti
  • Brusturoasa
  • Buhoci
  • Caşin
  • Căiuţi
  • Cleja
  • Coloneşti
  • Corbasca
  • Coţofăneşti
  • Dămieneşti
  • Dealu Morii
  • Dofteana
  • Faraoani
  • Filipeni
  • Filipeşti
  • Găiceana
  • Ghimeş-Făget
  • Gârleni
  • Glăvăneşti
  • Gura Văii
  • Helegiu
  • Hemeiuş
  • Huruieşti
  • Horgeşti
  • Izvoru Berheciului
  • Itesti
  • Letea Veche
  • Lipova
  • Livezi
  • Luizi-Călugăra
  • Măgireşti
  • Măgura
  • Mănăstirea Caşin
  • Mărgineni
  • Motoşeni
  • Negri
  • Nicolae Bălcescu
  • Oituz
  • Onceşti
  • Orbeni
  • Palanca
  • Parava
  • Pânceşti
  • Parincea
  • Pârgăreşti
  • Pârjol
  • Plopana
  • Podu Turcului
  • Poduri
  • Racova
  • Răcăciuni
  • Răchitoasa
  • Roşiori
  • Sascut
  • Sănduleni
  • Săuceşti
  • Scorţeni
  • Secuieni
  • Solonţ
  • Stănişeşti
  • Strugari
  • Ştefan cel Mare
  • Tamaşi
  • Tătărăşti
  • Târgu Trotuş
  • Traian
  • Ungureni
  • Urecheşti
  • Valea Seacă
  • Vultureni
  • Zemeş


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