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Brașov
Ceety
Brasov collage.png
Frae tap, left tae richt: Foontain in Cooncil Square, Cooncil Hoose, panoramic view o the Auld Toun, Hollywood-lik sign on Tâmpa, Republic Street, Black Kirk, aerial view o St. Nicholas Kirk
Coat o airms o Brașov
Coat o airms
Location of Brașov
Location of Brașov
Brașov is locatit in Braşov Coonty
Brașov
Brașov
Location of Brașov
Coordinates: 45°40′N 25°37′E / 45.667°N 25.617°E / 45.667; 25.617Coordinates: 45°40′N 25°37′E / 45.667°N 25.617°E / 45.667; 25.617
Country Romanie
CoontyActual Brasov county CoA.png Brașov
StatusCounty capital
Foondit1234
Govrenment
 • MayorGeorge Scripcaru (Democratic Liberal Pairty)
Area
 • Ceety267.32 km2 (103.21 sq mi)
 • Metro
1,368.5 km2 (528.4 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
 (2011 census[1])
 • Ceety253,200
 • Density853/km2 (2,210/sq mi)
 • Metro
369,896
Demonym(s)brașoveanbrașoveancă (ro)
Population bi ethnicity
 • Romanians91.3%
 • Hungarians7.1%
 • Germans0.5%
 • Gypsies0.4%
 • Jews0.05%
 • Lipovans0.05%
 • Italians0.036%
 • Ithers0.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
RO 500xxx
Aurie code(s)(+40) 268
Vehicle registrationBV
Wabsteidhttp://www.brasovcity.ro

Brașov (Romanie pronunciation: [braˈʃov] ( listen); German: Kronstadt; Hungarian: Brassó, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈbrɒʃʃoː]; Medieval Laitin: Brassovia or Corona; 1950–1960: Orașul Stalin) is a ceety in Romanie an the caipital o Brașov Coonty.

Accordin tae the last Romanian census, frae 2002, there wur 284,596 fowk livin athin the ceety o Brașov, makin it the 8t maist populatit ceety in Romaniee.

Brașov is locatit in the central pairt o the kintra, aboot 166 km north o Bucharest. It is surroondit bi the Soothren Carpathians an is pairt o the Transylvanie region.

The ceety is notable for being the birthplace o the naitional anthem o Romanie an for hostin the Golden Stag International Music Festival.

Twin ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
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