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Bistriţa-Năsăud (IPA: ['bis.tri.ʦa nə.'sə.ud]; Hungarian: Beszterce-Naszód) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Transylvania. The capital of Bistriţa-Năsăud County is Bistriţa.

Bistriţa-Năsăud
County (Judeţ)
Coat of arms of Bistriţa-Năsăud
Coat of arms
Country Romania
Development region1Nord-Vest
Historic regionTransylvania
Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ)Bistriţa
Government
 • TypeCounty Board
 • President of the County BoardGheorghe MArinescu
 • Prefect2Ioan Szilagyi
Area
 • Total5,355 km2 (2,068 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total311,657
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
42wxyz3
Area code(s)+40 x634
Car PlatesBN5
WebsiteCounty Board
County Prefecture

GeographyEdit

Bistriţa-Năsăud County has an area of 5,355 km². The main river that flows through Bistriţa-Năsăud County is the Someşul Mare River.

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