Brașov Coonty

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Brașov (Romanie pronunciation: [braˈʃov] ( listen)); Hungarian: Brassó) is a coonty (județ) o Romanie, in Transylvanie, wi the caipital ceety at Brașov. The coonty incorporates athin its bundaries maist o the Medieval "lands" (țări) Burzenland an Făgăraș.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2002, it haed a population o 589,028 an the population density wis 110/km².

Year County population[2]
1948 300,836
1956 373,941
1966 442,692
1977 582,863
1992 643,261
2002 589,028

Traditionally the Romanie population wis concentratit in the Wast an Sooth-Wast o the Coonty, the Hungarians are in the East pairt o the coonty, an the Germans wur in the North an aroond Brașov ceety.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The coonty haes a total aurie o 5,363 km².

The Sooth side comprises the Carpathie Muntains (Soothren Carpathians an Eastren Carpathians) wi Făgăraș Muntains, Bucegi Muntains, Piatra Mare Muntains, Piatra Craiului Muntains an the Postăvarul Massif. In the east side there is the Brașov Depression, an in the wast side there is the Olt River valley. Atween them there are the Perşani Muntains. The North an Wast side o the coonty is crossed bi the Olt River.

Neighbours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Braşov is ane o the maist prosperous regions o Romanie an haes a tradition in industry. Durin WWII, IAR 80 an towards the end o the war Bf109, fechter aircraft wur built in Braşov. Durin the communist period it wis hivily industrialised, an its heritage wur some vera lairge industrial complexes. Some o them managed tae survive an adapt tae the caipitalist type mercat economy, some o them didna, leavin ahint them a heich rate o unemployment. Due tae new investments, mainly foreign anes, the economy managed tae pairtially recover.

The predominant industries in the coonty are:

  • Mechanical an automotive industry.
  • Chemical industry.
  • Construction materials.
  • Fuid industry.

Aroond Victoria there are big chemical complexes which pollute the region.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Braşov contains some o the maist attractive tourist destinations in Romanie.

The main tourist attractions in the coonty are:

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Braşov Coonty haes 4 municipalities, 6 touns an 48 communes:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. National Institute of Statistics, "Populaţia după etnie"
  2. National Institute of Statistics, "Populaţia la recensămintele din anii 1948, 1956, 1966, 1977, 1992 şi 2002"

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