Buzău County

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Buzău
County (Judeţ)
Coat of arms of Buzău
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 45°16′07″N 26°45′31″E / 45.2687°N 26.7585°E / 45.2687; 26.7585Coordinates: 45°16′07″N 26°45′31″E / 45.2687°N 26.7585°E / 45.2687; 26.7585
Country  Romania
Development region1 Sud-Est
Historic region Greater Wallachia
Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ) Buzău
Government
 • Type County Board
 • President of the County Board Victor Mocanu (PD)
 • Prefect2 Gabriel Balaban
Area
 • Total 6,103 km2 (2,356 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 496,214
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 12wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x384
Car Plates BZ5
Website County Board
County Prefecture

Buzău (IPA: [bu.'zəu]) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in the area of Muntenia. The capital of Buzău County is Buzău.

Geography[change | change source]

Buzău County has an area of 6,103 km². The main river that flows through Buzău County is the Buzău River.

Divisions[change | change source]

Buzău County has 2 municipalities, 3 towns and 82 communes.

Municipalities[change | change source]

Towns[change | change source]

Communes[change | change source]