Buzău County


Buzău County

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* Brăila County to the east.
* Prahova County and Braşov County to the west.
* Covasna County and Vrancea County to the north.
* Ialomiţa County to the south.

Economy

The predominant industries in the county are:
* Mechanical components; railway and automotive components
* Metallurgical parts
* Glass
* Food
* Textiles
* Wood

The hilly area is well-suited for wines and fruit orchards. Salt and oil are the main resources extracted in the county.

Tourism

The main touristical destinantions are:
* The city of Buzău.
* The Vrancea Mountains and Buzău Mountains.
* The Berca Muddy Vulcanoes
* The amber museum in Colţi
* The Ciolanu Monastery and the Măgura sculpture camp
* The Răteşti Monastery
* The Amara Resort.
* The Sărata-Monteoru Resort.

Administrative divisions

The county has 2 municipalities, 3 towns and 82 communes.

Municipalities

* Buzău
* Râmnicu Sărat

Towns

* Nehoiu
* Pogoanele
* Pătârlagele

Communes

References

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