Buzău County

county in Romania

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

Buzău
County (Judeţ)
Coat of arms of Buzău
Country Romania
Development region1Sud-Est
Historic regionGreater Wallachia
Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ)Buzău
Government
 • TypeCounty Board
 • President of the County BoardVictor Mocanu (PD)
 • Prefect2Gabriel Balaban
Area
 • Total6,103 km2 (2,356 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total496,214
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
12wxyz3
Area code(s)+40 x384
Car PlatesBZ5
WebsiteCounty Board
County Prefecture

GeographyEdit

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

DivisionsEdit

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

MunicipalitiesEdit

TownsEdit

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