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# Braşov County

Județul Brașov
 Coat of arms
Location of Brașov County in Romania
Coordinates: 45°47′N 25°17′E﻿ / ﻿45.79°N 25.28°E
Country Romania
Development region1Centru
Historic regionTransylvania
Capital city (Reședință de județ)Brașov
Government
• TypeCounty Board
• President of the County BoardAdrian Veștea (National Liberal Party)
• Prefect2Marian Rasaliu
Area
• Total5,363 km2 (2,071 sq mi)
Area rank25th in Romania
Population
(2011 census[1])
• Total549,217
• Rank13th in Romania
• Density102.409/km2 (265.237/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
• Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
50wxyz3
Car PlatesBV5
GDPUS$5.852 billion (2015) GDP/capitaUS$ 10,655 (2015)
WebsiteCounty Board
County Prefecture
1The developing regions of Romania have no administrative role. They were formed just to attract funds from the European Union
2 as of 2007, the Prefect is not a politician, but a public functionary. He (or she) is not allowed to be a member of a political party, and is banned to have any political activity in the first six months after the resignation (or exclusion) from the public functionary corps
3w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the city, the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
4x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
5used on both the plates of the vehicles that operate only in the county limits (like utility vehicles, ATVs, etc.), and the ones used outside the county

Braşov ((IPA: [bra.'ʃov]); Hungarian: Brassó) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Transylvania. The capital of Braşov County is Braşov.

## Geography

Braşov County has an area of 5,363 km².

## Divisions

Braşov County has 4 municipalities, 6 towns and 47 communes.

## References

1. "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2013.