Brașov

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

Brașov
County capital
Old Brașov viewed from the top of the Tâmpa Mountain
Old Brașov viewed from the top of the Tâmpa Mountain
Flag of Brașov
Flag
Coat of arms of Brașov
Coat of arms
Location of Brașov
Location of Brașov
Coordinates: Coordinates: 45°40′N 25°37′E / 45.667°N 25.617°E / 45.667; 25.617
Country Romania
CountyBrașov County
StatusCounty capital
Government
 • MayorGeorge Scripcaru (Democratic Party)
Area
 • County capital267.2 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 capital277,945
 • Density1,040/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • Metro
399,316
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.brasovcity.ro

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  1. Population of Romania as of July 01, 2007