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Brașov County
Județul Brașov
County
Administrative map
Administrative map
Location of Brașov County in Romania
Location of Brașov County in Romania
Country  Romania
Development region1 Centru
Historic region Transylvania
Capital city (Reședință de județ) Brașov
Area
 • Total 5,363 km2 (2,071 sq mi)
Area rank 25th in Romania
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 549,217
 • Rank 13th in Romania
 • Density 102.409/km2 (265.237/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 50wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x684
Car Plates BV5
GDP US$ 5.852 billion (2015)
GDP/capita US$ 10,655 (2015)
Website County Board
County Prefecture
1The developing regions of Romania have no administrative role. They were formed just to attract funds from the European Union
2 as of 2007, the Prefect is not a politician, but a public functionary. He (or she) is not allowed to be a member of a political party, and is banned to have any political activity in the first six months after the resignation (or exclusion) from the public functionary corps
3w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the city, the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
4x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
5used on both the plates of the vehicles that operate only in the county limits (like utility vehicles, ATVs, etc.), and the ones used outside the county

Braşov ((IPA: [bra.'ʃov]); Hungarian: Brassó) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Transylvania. The capital of Braşov County is Braşov.

Geography

Braşov County has an area of 5,363 km².

Divisions

Braşov County has 4 municipalities, 6 towns and 47 communes.

Municipalities

Towns

  • Ghimbav
  • Predeal
  • Râşnov
  • Rupea
  • Victoria
  • Zărneşti

Communes

  • Apaţa
  • Augustin
  • Beclean
  • Bod
  • Bran
  • Budila
  • Buneşti
  • Caţa
  • Cincu
  • Comăna
  • Cristian
  • Crizbav
  • Drăguş
  • Dumbrăviţa
  • Feldioara
  • Fundata
  • Hălchiu
  • Hărman
  • Hârseni
  • Hoghiz
  • Holbav
  • Homorod
  • Jibert
  • Lisa
  • Mândra
  • Măieruş
  • Moieciu
  • Ormeniş
  • Părău
  • Poiana Mărului
  • Prejmer
  • Racoş
  • Recea
  • Şercaia
  • Şinca
  • Şinca Nouă
  • Sâmbăta de Sus
  • Sânpetru
  • Şoarş
  • Tărlungeni
  • Teliu
  • Ticuşu
  • Ucea
  • Ungra
  • Vama Buzăului
  • Viştea
  • Voila
  • Vulcan


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