Prahova County

county in Romania


Prahova (IPA: ['pra.ho.va]) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in the historical region of Muntenia. The capital of Prahova County is Ploieşti.

Prahova
Coat of arms of Prahova
Coat of arms
CountryRomania
Development regionSud
Historic regionGreater Wallachia
CapitalPloieşti
Area
 • Total4,716 km2 (1,821 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total829,945
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Telephone code(+40) 244 or (+40) 344[1]
ISO 3166 codeRO-PH
WebsiteCounty Council
Prefecture

GeographyEdit

Prahova County has an area of 4,716 square kilometers. The main river in Prahova County is the Prahova River.

DivisionsEdit

Prahova County has 2 municipalities, 12 towns and 90 communes.

MunicipalitiesEdit

TownsEdit

CommunesEdit

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. The number used depends on the numbering system employed by the phone companies on the market.