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County capital
Old Braşov viewed from the top of the Tâmpa Mountain
Old Braşov viewed from the top of the Tâmpa Mountain
Flag of Braşov
Coat of arms of Braşov
Coat of arms
Location of Braşov
Location of Braşov
Coordinates: Coordinates: 45°40′N 25°37′E / 45.667°N 25.617°E / 45.667; 25.617
Country  Romania
County Braşov County
Status County capital
 • Mayor George Scripcaru (Democratic Party)
 • County capital 267.2 km2 (103.2 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,368.5 km2 (528.4 sq mi)
Elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (July 01, 2007 [1])
 • County capital 277,945
 • Density 1,040/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • Metro 399,316
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Braşov is a city that is found in Braşov County in Romania. It is the capital of Braşov County. About 284,600 people were living in Braşov as of the year 2002. Braşov can be found in the center of Romania. The Southern Carpathians form a circle around the city. Braşov is part of the Transylvania area.

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  1. Population of Romania as of July 01, 2007