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Buzău County

județ

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
Coat of arms
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