"brasov departament" Judetul Brasov by andrei_popa

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roades/radeln, the lutheran church

Brasov County (Hungarian: Brassó) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Transylvania, with the capital city at Braşov. The county incorporates within its boundaries most of the Medieval "lands" (ţări) Burzenland and Făgăraş Land.
In 2002, it had a population of 589,028 and the population density was 110/km².
* Romanians - 87.28%
* Hungarians - 8.65%
* Romas - 3.10%
* Ethnic Germans - 0.75%
Traditionally the Romanian population was concentrated in the West and South-West of the County, the Hungarians are in the East part of the county, and the Germans were in the North and around Braşov city.
The county has 4 municipalities, 6 towns and 47 communes.

fagaras/fogaras, the fortreses

Braşov contains some of the most attractive tourist destinations in Romania.
The main tourist attractions in the county are:
* The city of Braşov.
* Poiana Braşov mountain resort.
* Predeal mountain resort.
* Bran with its castle often referred to as Dracula's castle.
* The Făgăraş Mountains.
* The medieval fortresses of Făgăraş and Râşnov.
* The Fortified churches from the Saxon villages in the Burzenland area.

bran/torzburg, the castle

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