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Brașov ([braˈʃov]) is a county (județ) of Romania, in Transylvania, with the capital city at Brașov. The county incorporates within its boundaries most of the Medieval \lands\ (țări) Burzenland and Făgăraș.
Cities, towns & villages in Brasov
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Poiana BrasovPoiana Brașov (Romanian pronunciation: [poˈjana braˈʃov]) is a neighborhood of Brasov and one of the most popular Romanian ski resort. It's an important tourist centre preferred by many tourists not only from Romania, but also from Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland and other European states. After the 2010s modernization, the ski area has expanded from 50 hectares to 80 hectares and the slopes length was increased from 13.8 km to 23.9 km. most slopes now have snow cannons installed. In 2013, it hosted figure skating, alpine skiing and speed skating in the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival. Show Poiana Brasovon the map
LisaLisa (German: Lissa; Hungarian: Lisza) is a commune located in Romania, Braşov County, in the Făgăraş area. It is well known in the area for its winter holidays customs (Ceata de Feciori). The commune is composed of three villages: Breaza (Breáza), Lisa and Pojorta (Posorta). The well-known Romanian writer Octavian Paler was born in Lisa, in 1926, where he graduated the primary school. Lisa has a museum called La Valtori, which hosts a 100-year-old installation for creating traditional wool blankets. The installation is powered with water from Lisa River. Show Lisaon the map
ŞoarşAn oar is an implement used for water-borne propulsion. Oars have a flat blade at one end. Rowers grasp the oar at the other end. The difference between oars and paddles are that paddles are held by the paddler, and are not connected with the vessel. Oars generally are connected to the vessel by means of rowlocks or tholes which transmit the applied force to the boat. In this system (known as a second class lever) the water is the fulcrum. Show Şoarşon the map
SânpetruSânpetru (German: Petersberg; Hungarian: Barcaszentpéter, Szentpéterfalva) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania, located 5 km north of the county capital Braşov. It is composed of a single village, Sânpetru. At the 2011 census, 91.8% of inhabitants were Romanians, 2.7% Hungarians and 1.7% each Germans and Roma. Show Sânpetruon the map
FeldioaraFeldioara (German: File:Ltspkr.png Marienburg; Hungarian: Földvár or Barcaföldvár) is a Romanian commune located in Transylvania, very close to Brașov (about 10 miles or 15 kilometers). It is composed of three villages: Colonia Reconstrucţia (Bohntelep), Feldioara and Rotbav (Rothbach; Szászveresmart). At the 2011 census, 88.8% of inhabitants were Romanians, 6.9% Hungarians and 3.5% Roma. \n* Feldioara fortress \n* Feldioara fortified church \n* Rotbav fortified church Show Feldioaraon the map
BraşovBrașov (Romanian pronunciation: [braˈʃov] (13px listen); also known by other ) is a city in Romania and the administrative centre of Brașov County. According to the last Romanian census, from 2011, there were 253,200 people living within the city of Brașov, making it the 7th most populous city in Romania, and the metropolitan area is home to 369,896 residents. The city is notable for being the birthplace of the national anthem of Romania and for hosting the Golden Stag International Music Festival. Show Braşovon the map
Predeal(For the village in Prahova County, see Predeal-Sărari.) Predeal (pronounced [preˈde̯al]; German: Schanzpass; Hungarian: Predeál) is a town in Braşov County, Romania. Predeal, a mountain resort town, is the highest town in Romania. It is located in the Prahova Valley at an elevation of over 1,000 m (3,281 ft). The town administers three villages: Pârâul Rece (Hidegpatak), Timișu de Jos (Untertömösch; Alsótömös) and Timișu de Sus (Obertömösch; Felsőtömös). Beginning in the 2000s, the area experienced a boom in construction, and now many wealthy families own mountain retreats in Predeal. Show Predealon the map
DrăgușDrăguș (German: Drachenbach, Traschen; Hungarian: Dragus) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Drăguș, part of Viștea Commune until being split off in 2004. At the 2011 census, 99.8% of inhabitants were Romanians. Show Drăgușon the map
VictoriaVictoria (Romanian pronunciation: [vikˈtori.a]; German: Viktoriastadt; Hungarian: Viktóriaváros) is a town in the western part of Brașov County, Romania, near the Făgăraş Mountains. It had a population of 7,067 at the 2011 census. In 1939, the Romanian state signed a contract with the German company Ferrostaal of Essen to build a factory (called \"Ucea\") on the site of what is now Victoria. The contract was canceled after Romania declared war on Germany in 1944, during World War II. Show Victoriaon the map
MăieruşMăieruş (German: Nußbach; Hungarian: Szászmagyarós) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania, on the left of Olt river. It is located 30 km away from the county capital Braşov. It is composed of two villages, Arini (Lüget) and Măieruş. The settlement is mentioned for the first time in 1377 as \"villa nucum\". It is considered to be the most northern commune in historical Burzenland, although Apața is nowadays the northern limit of it. At the 2011 census, 56.1% of inhabitants were Romanians, 40.3% Roma, 2.6% Germans and 0.9% Hungarians. Show Măieruşon the map
FundataFundata (German: Fundatten; Hungarian: Fundáta) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania, in the historic region of Transylvania. It is composed of three villages: Fundata, Fundăţica (Kleinkertzberg; Kisfundáta) and Şirnea (Schirnen; Sirnea). The place offers beautiful panoramas for the Piatra Craiului Mountains and Bucegi Mountains, the freshness and the privacy make the complex a place full of beauty and peace. During the 2013 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival, it held the biathlon competition in the new venue of the town. Show Fundataon the map
BodBod (German: Brenndorf; Hungarian: Botfalu) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Bod and Colonia Bod (Botfalusi Cukorgyártelep). At Bod there is one of Romania's largest sugar factories and a broadcasting transmitter for long- and medium-wave radio, the Bod Transmitter. In Bod, the lowest ever recorded temperature in Romania, -38.5 degrees Celsius (-37 Fahrenheit), was measured in January 1942. At the 2011 census, 89.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 8.5% Hungarians and 1.1% Germans. Show Bodon the map
HomorodHomorod (German: Hamruden; Hungarian: Homoród) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Homorod, Jimbor (Sommerburg; Székelyzsombor) and Mercheaşa (Streitfort; Mirkvásár). At the 2011 census, 49.3% of inhabitants were Romanians, 29.9% Hungarians, 18.4% Roma and 1.2% Germans. At the 2002 census, 64.6% were Romanian Orthodox, 11.8% Evangelical Lutheran, 8.3% Roman Catholic, 6.5% Unitarian, 2.8% Reformed, 2.3% belonged to another religion, and 1.5% Evangelical of Augustan Confession. Show Homorodon the map
AugustinAugustin (German: Agestendorf; Hungarian: Ágostonfalva) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Augustin. Formerly part of Ormeniş, it was split off in 2005 to form a separate commune. The village is located in the southern part of the Baraolt basin, on the left bank of the Olt River. Located 475 m above sea level, it is 50 km away from Brașov, the county seat. At the 2011 census, 51.8% of inhabitants were Roma, 46% Romanians and 2.2% Hungarians. Show Augustinon the map
VulcanVulcan (German: Wolkendorf; Hungarian: Szászvolkány) is a commune in Braşov County in the centre of Romania, 16 km west of the county capital Braşov. It is composed of two villages, Colonia 1 Mai and Vulcan. It also included Holbav village until 2004, when it was split off to form a separate commune. Since its founding around the year 1377 it was one of the most important villages in the Burzenland area, where there was a strong Transylvanian Saxon community. Show Vulcanon the map
HoghizHoghiz (German: Warmwasser; Hungarian: Hévíz or Olthévíz) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Bogata Olteană (Oltbogát), Cuciulata (Katscheloden; Kucsuláta), Dopca (Dopich; Datk), Fântâna (Olthidegkút), Hoghiz and Lupşa (Lupsa). At the 2011 census, 68.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 27.8% Hungarians and 3.6% Roma. At the 2002 census, 66.4% were Romanian Orthodox, 17.6% Unitarian, 8.4% Reformed, 3.1% Pentecostal and 2.8% Roman Catholic. Show Hoghizon the map
CuciulataHoghiz (German: Warmwasser; Hungarian: Hévíz or Olthévíz) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Bogata Olteană (Oltbogát), Cuciulata (Katscheloden; Kucsuláta), Dopca (Dopich; Datk), Fântâna (Olthidegkút), Hoghiz and Lupşa (Lupsa). At the 2011 census, 68.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 27.8% Hungarians and 3.6% Roma. At the 2002 census, 66.4% were Romanian Orthodox, 17.6% Unitarian, 8.4% Reformed, 3.1% Pentecostal and 2.8% Roman Catholic. Show Cuciulataon the map
Zărnești(For other uses, see Zărnești (disambiguation).) Zărnești (Romanian pronunciation: [zərˈneʃtʲ]; German: Molkendorf, Zernescht; Hungarian: Zernest) is a town in Brașov County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 21,681. It administers one village, Tohanu Nou (Neu-Tohan; Újtohán). It is located near the Piatra Craiului Mountains, which are part of the Southern Carpathians mountains range. Its close proximity to the Piatra Craiului make it a common start point for tourists and hikers wishing to explore \"The Piatra Craiului National Park\". Show Zărneștion the map
HărmanHărman (German: Honigberg; Hungarian: Szászhermány) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Hărman and Podu Oltului (Vámoshíd). The commune is located some 10 km east of Braşov, in the Burzenland region of southeastern Transylvania. Hărman was established and long inhabited mainly by Transylvanian Saxons. At the 2011 census, 90.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 4.7% Roma, 2.3% Hungarians and 1.2% Germans. Here it is a history of the place: Show Hărmanon the map
BranBran (German: Törzburg; Hungarian: Törcsvár) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It lies at 30 km from the city of Brașov and is composed of five villages: Bran, Poarta (Porta), Predeluț (Kispredeál), Șimon (Simon) and Sohodol (Szohodol). The medieval Bran Castle, which was once besieged by Vlad the Impaler, is a popular tourist destination, partly because it resembles the home of Dracula in Bram Stoker's famous novel. Show Branon the map
TărlungeniTărlungeni (German: Tatrangen; Hungarian: Tatrang) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Cărpiniş (Kerpenest), Purcăreni (Pürkerec), Tărlungeni and Zizin (Zajzon). At the 2011 census, 39.9% of inhabitants were Romanians, 30.7% Roma and 29.1% Hungarians. At the 2002 census, 61.3% were Romanian Orthodox, 31.2% Evangelical Lutheran, 3.6% Pentecostal and 1.1% Roman Catholic. Show Tărlungenion the map
PrejmerPrejmer (German: Tartlau; Hungarian: Prázsmár) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Lunca Câlnicului (Farkasvágó), Prejmer and Stupinii Prejmerului (Rohrau; Méheskert). Located 18 km northeast of Braşov, the Olt River passes through the commune. At the 2011 census, 90.7% of inhabitants were Romanians, 6.3% Roma, 1.9% Hungarians and 0.8% Germans. Show Prejmeron the map
RupeaRupea (German Reps; Hungarian: Kőhalom, \"mound of rocks\"; Latin Ripa) is a town in Braşov County in Transylvania, Romania. It administers one village, Fișer (Schweischer; Sövénység), which has a fortified church. Older Romanian names for the settlement include Cohalm and Holuma. At the 2011 census, 71.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 19.5% Hungarians, 7.1% Roma and 1.7% Germans. Show Rupeaon the map
CristianCristian (German: Neustadt; Hungarian: Keresztényfalva) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Cristian. At the 2002 census, 95.3% of inhabitants were Romanians, 2.9% Transylvanian Saxons and 1.8% Hungarians. 93.1% were Romanian Orthodox, 2.6% Lutheran, 1.7% Christian Evangelical, 0.8% Reformed and 0.5% Roman Catholic. \n* Lutheran fortified church \n* Former Lutheran parish house \n* Public park and former German school \n* Town hall Show Cristianon the map
FăgărașFăgăraș (Romanian pronunciation: [fəɡəˈraʃ]; German: Fogarasch, Fugreschmarkt, Hungarian: Fogaras) is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. It lies on the Olt River and has a population of 28,330 as of 2011. It is situated in the historical region of Transylvania. Romanians now form 91.7% of the population following Saxon and Hungarian emigration, although the city's diverse background is still apparent. Show Făgărașon the map
UngraUngra (German: Galt; Hungarian: Ugra) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Dăişoara (Dahl; Longodár) and Ungra. In Ungra there is a medieval 13th century Transylvanian Saxon church and many old houses. At the 2011 census, 88.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 8.4% Roma, 1.7% Germans and 1.5% Hungarians. Show Ungraon the map
Sâmbăta de SusSâmbăta de Sus (German: Obermühlendorf; Hungarian: Felsőszombatfalva) is a commune in Braşov County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Sâmbăta de Sus and Staţiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta (Felsőszombatfalvi üdülőtelep). Formerly part of Voila Commune, these villages were split off to form a separate commune in 2003. Show Sâmbăta de Suson the map
ApaţaApaţa (German: Geist; Hungarian: Apáca) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Apaţa. It is situated in the traditional region of Transylvania. At the 2011 census, 45.1% of inhabitants were Romanians, 36.8% Hungarians and 17.9% Roma. At the 2002 census, 37.8% were Evangelical Lutheran, 36.4% Pentecostal, 20.1% Romanian Orthodox and 2.4% had no religion. Show Apaţaon the map
RâşnovRâșnov (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈrɨʃnov]; German: Rosenau; Hungarian: Barcarozsnyó; Transylvanian Saxon dialect: Rusnâ; Latin: Rosnovia) is a town in Brașov County, Romania with a population of under 16,000. It is located at about 15 km from the city of Brașov and about the same distance from Bran, on the road that links Wallachia and Transylvania. Show Râşnovon the map
BudilaBudila (German: Bodeln; Hungarian: Bodola) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Budila. At the 2011 census, 77.2% of inhabitants were Romanians, 16.5% Hungarians and 6.1% Roma. At the 2002 census, 68.2% were Romanian Orthodox, 18.3% Reformed, 7.6% Pentecostal and 3.6% Roman Catholic. Show Budilaon the map
DaciaDacia (in the Transylvanian Saxon dialect, Ste, Stin, Štîn, in German Stein, in Hungarian Garat), is a village in Brașov County, Romania, part of Jibert commune. Until 1931, the village was known in Romanian as Ștena (Romanianization of the German/Saxon name). In that year, the authorities changed its name to Dacia. Show Daciaon the map
VadȘercaia (German: Schirkanyen; Hungarian: Sárkány; Turkish: Saruhan) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Hălmeag (Halmagen; Halmágy; Halmaç), Șercaia and Vad (Waadt, Waden; Vád). At the 2011 census, 84% of inhabitants were Romanians, 10.6% Hungarians, 3.7% Roma and 0.8% Germans. Show Vadon the map
OrmenişOrmeniș (German: Ermesch; Hungarian: Ürmös) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Ormeniș. It also included Augustin village until 2005, when it was split off to form a separate commune. At the 2011 census, 43.3% of inhabitants were Roma, 39.3% Hungarians and 17.3% Romanians. Show Ormenişon the map
SăceleSăcele (Romanian pronunciation: [səˈt͡ʃele]; German: Siebendörfer; Hungarian: Szecseleváros or Négyfalu) is a city in Braşov County, Romania, in the region of Transylvania, with a population of 29,915 inhabitants in 2002. It is practically adjacent to the city of Braşov, its city centre being situated 15 km away from downtown Braşov. Show Săceleon the map
HălchiuHălchiu (German: Heldsdorf; Hungarian: Höltövény) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Hălchiu and Satu Nou (Neudorf bei Hopfenseifen; Barcaújfalu). At the 2011 census, 77.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 16.4% Hungarians, 4.8% Roma and 1.4% Germans. Show Hălchiuon the map
JibertJibert (German: Seiburg; Hungarian: Zsiberk) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Dacia (until 1931 Ştena), Grânari, Jibert, Lovnic and Văleni. At the 2011 census, 68.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 15.7% Hungarians, 12.9% Roma and 2.8% Germans. \n* Jibert Lutheran church \n* Dacia \n* 13th century Lutheran church in Dacia \n* Lovnic Show Jiberton the map
ReceaRecea (German: Waywodretschen; Hungarian: Vajdarécse) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Berivoi (Berivoj), Dejani (Dezsán), Gura Văii (Netot), Iaşi (Jás), Recea, Săsciori (Szeszcsor) and Săvăstreni (Szevesztrény). Show Receaon the map
TeliuTeliu (Hungarian: Keresztvár, Nyén, Nyény; German: Kreuzburg) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Teliu. At the 2011 census, 57.7% of inhabitants were Romanians, 22.2% Hungarians and 19.1% Roma. Show Teliuon the map
CrizbavCrizbav (Hungarian: Krizba, German: Krebsbach) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Crizbav and Cutuş (Kutastelep). At the 2011 census, 83.1% of inhabitants were Romanians and 16.1% Hungarians. Show Crizbavon the map
PârâuPărău (German: Mikesdorf-Berau; Hungarian: Páró) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Grid, Părău, Veneţia de Jos (Untervenitze; Alsóvenice) and Veneţia de Sus (Felsővenice). Show Pârâuon the map
HârşeniHârseni (German: Scharkan; Hungarian: Herszény) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Copăcel (Kopacsel), Hârseni, Măliniş (Malinis), Mărgineni (Marginen) and Sebeş (Sebes). Show Hârşenion the map
MândraMândra (German: Kladendorf; Hungarian: Mundra) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Ileni (Illény), Mândra, Râuşor (Reusor), Şona (Schönen; Sona) and Toderiţa (Todorica). Show Mândraon the map
ViscriBunești (German: Bodendorf; Hungarian: Szászbuda) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Bunești, Criţ, Meșendorf, Roadeș and Viscri. Each of these has a fortified church. Show Viscrion the map
BuneştiBunești (German: Bodendorf; Hungarian: Szászbuda) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Bunești, Criţ, Meșendorf, Roadeș and Viscri. Each of these has a fortified church. Show Buneştion the map
Vama BuzăuluiVama Buzăului (German: Bodzau; Hungarian: Bodzavám) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Acriş (Egrestelep), Buzăiel (Kisbodza), Dălghiu (Döblön) and Vama Buzăului. Show Vama Buzăuluion the map
CincuCincu (German: Großschenk; Hungarian: Nagysink) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Cincu and Toarcla (Tarteln; Kisprázsmár). Each of these has a fortified church. Show Cincuon the map
HolbavHolbav (German: Holbach; Hungarian: Holbák) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Holbav, part of Vulcan Commune until 2004, when it was split off. Show Holbavon the map
GhimbavGhimbav (German: Weidenbach; Hungarian: Vidombák) is a town in Braşov County, Transylvania, central Romania. It is located in the centre of Romania, 5 miles (8 km) west of Braşov. Show Ghimbavon the map
DumbrăviţaDumbrăvița (German: Schnackendorf; Hungarian: Szunyogszék) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Dumbrăvița and Vlădeni (Wladein; Vledény). Show Dumbrăviţaon the map
BecleanBeclean (German: Badlinen; Hungarian: Betlen) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Beclean, Boholț, Calbor, Hurez and Luța. Show Becleanon the map
Poiana MăruluiPoiana Mărului (German: Bleschbach; Hungarian: Almásmező) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village of the same name. Show Poiana Măruluion the map
Șinca NouăŞinca Nouă (German: Neu-Schenk; Hungarian: Újsinka) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Paltin and Şinca Nouă. Show Șinca Nouăon the map
CodleaCodlea (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈkodle̯a]; German: Zeiden; Transylvanian Saxon dialect: Zäöeden; Hungarian: Feketehalom) is a city in Brașov County, central Romania. Show Codleaon the map
CaţaCaţa (German: Katzendorf; Hungarian: Kaca) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Beia, Caţa, Drăuşeni, Ioneşti and Paloş. There are three fortified churches in the commune, at Caţa, Beia and Drăuşeni. At the 2011 census, 44.9% of inhabitants were Romanians, 30.9% Hungarians and 23.4% Roma. \n* Fortified church of Caţa \n* Fortified church of Drăuşeni Show Caţaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Brasov
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Comuna MoieciuMoieciu (German: Mösch; Hungarian: Alsómoécs) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is located 29 km south of Brașov, within the Bran Pass. The commune is composed of six villages: Cheia (Kheja), Drumul Carului, Măgura (Magura), Moieciu de Jos (the commune center), Moieciu de Sus (Felsőmoécs) and Peștera (Pestera). Măgura and Peștera are on the eastern side of the Piatra Craiului Mountains. \n* Moieciu de Sus scenery \n* Moieciu de Sus scenery \n* Moieciu de Sus sceneryShow on map
Comuna LisaLisa (German: Lissa; Hungarian: Lisza) is a commune located in Romania, Braşov County, in the Făgăraş area. It is well known in the area for its winter holidays customs (Ceata de Feciori). The commune is composed of three villages: Breaza (Breáza), Lisa and Pojorta (Posorta). The well-known Romanian writer Octavian Paler was born in Lisa, in 1926, where he graduated the primary school. Lisa has a museum called La Valtori, which hosts a 100-year-old installation for creating traditional wool blankets. The installation is powered with water from Lisa River.Show on map
Comuna ŞoarşAn oar is an implement used for water-borne propulsion. Oars have a flat blade at one end. Rowers grasp the oar at the other end. The difference between oars and paddles are that paddles are held by the paddler, and are not connected with the vessel. Oars generally are connected to the vessel by means of rowlocks or tholes which transmit the applied force to the boat. In this system (known as a second class lever) the water is the fulcrum.Show on map
Comuna SânpetruSânpetru (German: Petersberg; Hungarian: Barcaszentpéter, Szentpéterfalva) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania, located 5 km north of the county capital Braşov. It is composed of a single village, Sânpetru. At the 2011 census, 91.8% of inhabitants were Romanians, 2.7% Hungarians and 1.7% each Germans and Roma.Show on map
Comuna FeldioaraFeldioara (German: File:Ltspkr.png Marienburg; Hungarian: Földvár or Barcaföldvár) is a Romanian commune located in Transylvania, very close to Brașov (about 10 miles or 15 kilometers). It is composed of three villages: Colonia Reconstrucţia (Bohntelep), Feldioara and Rotbav (Rothbach; Szászveresmart). At the 2011 census, 88.8% of inhabitants were Romanians, 6.9% Hungarians and 3.5% Roma. \n* Feldioara fortress \n* Feldioara fortified church \n* Rotbav fortified churchShow on map
Oraş Predeal(For the village in Prahova County, see Predeal-Sărari.) Predeal (pronounced [preˈde̯al]; German: Schanzpass; Hungarian: Predeál) is a town in Braşov County, Romania. Predeal, a mountain resort town, is the highest town in Romania. It is located in the Prahova Valley at an elevation of over 1,000 m (3,281 ft). The town administers three villages: Pârâul Rece (Hidegpatak), Timișu de Jos (Untertömösch; Alsótömös) and Timișu de Sus (Obertömösch; Felsőtömös). Beginning in the 2000s, the area experienced a boom in construction, and now many wealthy families own mountain retreats in Predeal.Show on map
Comuna DrăguşDrăguș (German: Drachenbach, Traschen; Hungarian: Dragus) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Drăguș, part of Viștea Commune until being split off in 2004. At the 2011 census, 99.8% of inhabitants were Romanians.Show on map
Oraş VictoriaVictoria (Romanian pronunciation: [vikˈtori.a]; German: Viktoriastadt; Hungarian: Viktóriaváros) is a town in the western part of Brașov County, Romania, near the Făgăraş Mountains. It had a population of 7,067 at the 2011 census. In 1939, the Romanian state signed a contract with the German company Ferrostaal of Essen to build a factory (called \"Ucea\") on the site of what is now Victoria. The contract was canceled after Romania declared war on Germany in 1944, during World War II.Show on map
Comuna BecleanBeclean (Romanian pronunciation: [beˈkle̯an] (13px listen); Hungarian and German: Bethlen) is a town in Bistriţa-Năsăud County, in north-eastern Transylvania, Romania. It had 10,628 inhabitants at the 2011 census. 81.6% of these were Romanians, 14.2% Hungarians and 3.7% Roma. The town administers three villages: Coldău (Goldau; Várkudu), Figa (Füge) and Rusu de Jos (Alsóoroszfalu). It is the site of an important railway junction (the station is called Beclean pe Someş), where secondary routes to Sighetu Marmaţiei and Suceava diverge from the main railway line from Braşov to Satu Mare.Show on map
Comuna MãieruşMăieruş (German: Nußbach; Hungarian: Szászmagyarós) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania, on the left of Olt river. It is located 30 km away from the county capital Braşov. It is composed of two villages, Arini (Lüget) and Măieruş. The settlement is mentioned for the first time in 1377 as \"villa nucum\". It is considered to be the most northern commune in historical Burzenland, although Apața is nowadays the northern limit of it. At the 2011 census, 56.1% of inhabitants were Romanians, 40.3% Roma, 2.6% Germans and 0.9% Hungarians.Show on map
Comuna FundataFundata (German: Fundatten; Hungarian: Fundáta) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania, in the historic region of Transylvania. It is composed of three villages: Fundata, Fundăţica (Kleinkertzberg; Kisfundáta) and Şirnea (Schirnen; Sirnea). The place offers beautiful panoramas for the Piatra Craiului Mountains and Bucegi Mountains, the freshness and the privacy make the complex a place full of beauty and peace. During the 2013 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival, it held the biathlon competition in the new venue of the town.Show on map
Comuna BodBod (German: Brenndorf; Hungarian: Botfalu) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Bod and Colonia Bod (Botfalusi Cukorgyártelep). At Bod there is one of Romania's largest sugar factories and a broadcasting transmitter for long- and medium-wave radio, the Bod Transmitter. In Bod, the lowest ever recorded temperature in Romania, -38.5 degrees Celsius (-37 Fahrenheit), was measured in January 1942. At the 2011 census, 89.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 8.5% Hungarians and 1.1% Germans.Show on map
Comuna HomorodHomorod (German: Hamruden; Hungarian: Homoród) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Homorod, Jimbor (Sommerburg; Székelyzsombor) and Mercheaşa (Streitfort; Mirkvásár). At the 2011 census, 49.3% of inhabitants were Romanians, 29.9% Hungarians, 18.4% Roma and 1.2% Germans. At the 2002 census, 64.6% were Romanian Orthodox, 11.8% Evangelical Lutheran, 8.3% Roman Catholic, 6.5% Unitarian, 2.8% Reformed, 2.3% belonged to another religion, and 1.5% Evangelical of Augustan Confession.Show on map
Comuna AugustinAugustin (German: Agestendorf; Hungarian: Ágostonfalva) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Augustin. Formerly part of Ormeniş, it was split off in 2005 to form a separate commune. The village is located in the southern part of the Baraolt basin, on the left bank of the Olt River. Located 475 m above sea level, it is 50 km away from Brașov, the county seat. At the 2011 census, 51.8% of inhabitants were Roma, 46% Romanians and 2.2% Hungarians.Show on map
Comuna VulcanVulcan (German: Wolkendorf; Hungarian: Szászvolkány) is a commune in Braşov County in the centre of Romania, 16 km west of the county capital Braşov. It is composed of two villages, Colonia 1 Mai and Vulcan. It also included Holbav village until 2004, when it was split off to form a separate commune. Since its founding around the year 1377 it was one of the most important villages in the Burzenland area, where there was a strong Transylvanian Saxon community.Show on map
Comuna HoghizHoghiz (German: Warmwasser; Hungarian: Hévíz or Olthévíz) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Bogata Olteană (Oltbogát), Cuciulata (Katscheloden; Kucsuláta), Dopca (Dopich; Datk), Fântâna (Olthidegkút), Hoghiz and Lupşa (Lupsa). At the 2011 census, 68.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 27.8% Hungarians and 3.6% Roma. At the 2002 census, 66.4% were Romanian Orthodox, 17.6% Unitarian, 8.4% Reformed, 3.1% Pentecostal and 2.8% Roman Catholic.Show on map
Oraş Zãrneşti(For other uses, see Zărnești (disambiguation).) Zărnești (Romanian pronunciation: [zərˈneʃtʲ]; German: Molkendorf, Zernescht; Hungarian: Zernest) is a town in Brașov County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 21,681. It administers one village, Tohanu Nou (Neu-Tohan; Újtohán). It is located near the Piatra Craiului Mountains, which are part of the Southern Carpathians mountains range. Its close proximity to the Piatra Craiului make it a common start point for tourists and hikers wishing to explore \"The Piatra Craiului National Park\".Show on map
Comuna HărmanHărman (German: Honigberg; Hungarian: Szászhermány) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Hărman and Podu Oltului (Vámoshíd). The commune is located some 10 km east of Braşov, in the Burzenland region of southeastern Transylvania. Hărman was established and long inhabited mainly by Transylvanian Saxons. At the 2011 census, 90.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 4.7% Roma, 2.3% Hungarians and 1.2% Germans. Here it is a history of the place:Show on map
Comuna BranBran (German: Törzburg; Hungarian: Törcsvár) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It lies at 30 km from the city of Brașov and is composed of five villages: Bran, Poarta (Porta), Predeluț (Kispredeál), Șimon (Simon) and Sohodol (Szohodol). The medieval Bran Castle, which was once besieged by Vlad the Impaler, is a popular tourist destination, partly because it resembles the home of Dracula in Bram Stoker's famous novel.Show on map
Comuna VoilaVoila (German: Wolldorf; Hungarian: Voila) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Cincşor (Kleinschenk; Kissink), Dridif (Dridif), Ludişor (Ludisor), Sâmbăta de Jos (Untermühlendorf; Alsószombatfalva), Voila and Voivodeni (Nagyvajdafalva). It included Sâmbăta de Sus and Staţiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta villages until 2003, when these were split off to form Sâmbăta de Sus Commune.Show on map
Comuna Viştea de JosViştea (Hungarian: Alsóvist) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Olteţ (Besimbák), Rucăr (German: Ruckersdorf; Rukkor), Viştea de Jos (the commune center), Viştea de Sus (Felsővist) and Viştişoara (Kisvist). It also included Drăguș village until 2004, when it was split off to form a separate commune. At the 2011 census, 87.8% of inhabitants were Romanians and 12% Roma.Show on map
Comuna TărlungeniTărlungeni (German: Tatrangen; Hungarian: Tatrang) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Cărpiniş (Kerpenest), Purcăreni (Pürkerec), Tărlungeni and Zizin (Zajzon). At the 2011 census, 39.9% of inhabitants were Romanians, 30.7% Roma and 29.1% Hungarians. At the 2002 census, 61.3% were Romanian Orthodox, 31.2% Evangelical Lutheran, 3.6% Pentecostal and 1.1% Roman Catholic.Show on map
Comuna RacoşRacoș (also Racoșul de Jos; German: Unter-Krebsdorf; Hungarian: Alsórákos) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Mateiaș (Mátéfalva) and Racoș. At the 2011 census, 55% of inhabitants were Hungarians, 23.2% Romanians and 21.6% Roma. At the 2002 census, 33.4% were Reformed, 23.3% Romanian Orthodox, 21% Pentecostal, 17.7% Unitarian and 3.6% Roman Catholic.Show on map
Comuna PrejmerPrejmer (German: Tartlau; Hungarian: Prázsmár) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Lunca Câlnicului (Farkasvágó), Prejmer and Stupinii Prejmerului (Rohrau; Méheskert). Located 18 km northeast of Braşov, the Olt River passes through the commune. At the 2011 census, 90.7% of inhabitants were Romanians, 6.3% Roma, 1.9% Hungarians and 0.8% Germans.Show on map
Oraş RupeaRupea (German Reps; Hungarian: Kőhalom, \"mound of rocks\"; Latin Ripa) is a town in Braşov County in Transylvania, Romania. It administers one village, Fișer (Schweischer; Sövénység), which has a fortified church. Older Romanian names for the settlement include Cohalm and Holuma. At the 2011 census, 71.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 19.5% Hungarians, 7.1% Roma and 1.7% Germans.Show on map
Comuna CristianCristian (German: Neustadt; Hungarian: Keresztényfalva) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Cristian. At the 2002 census, 95.3% of inhabitants were Romanians, 2.9% Transylvanian Saxons and 1.8% Hungarians. 93.1% were Romanian Orthodox, 2.6% Lutheran, 1.7% Christian Evangelical, 0.8% Reformed and 0.5% Roman Catholic. \n* Lutheran fortified church \n* Former Lutheran parish house \n* Public park and former German school \n* Town hallShow on map
Municipiul FãgãraşFăgăraș (Romanian pronunciation: [fəɡəˈraʃ]; German: Fogarasch, Fugreschmarkt, Hungarian: Fogaras) is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. It lies on the Olt River and has a population of 28,330 as of 2011. It is situated in the historical region of Transylvania. Romanians now form 91.7% of the population following Saxon and Hungarian emigration, although the city's diverse background is still apparent.Show on map
Comuna UngraUngra (German: Galt; Hungarian: Ugra) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Dăişoara (Dahl; Longodár) and Ungra. In Ungra there is a medieval 13th century Transylvanian Saxon church and many old houses. At the 2011 census, 88.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 8.4% Roma, 1.7% Germans and 1.5% Hungarians.Show on map
Comuna Sâmbăta de SusSâmbăta de Sus (German: Obermühlendorf; Hungarian: Felsőszombatfalva) is a commune in Braşov County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Sâmbăta de Sus and Staţiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta (Felsőszombatfalvi üdülőtelep). Formerly part of Voila Commune, these villages were split off to form a separate commune in 2003.Show on map
Comuna ApaţaApaţa (German: Geist; Hungarian: Apáca) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Apaţa. It is situated in the traditional region of Transylvania. At the 2011 census, 45.1% of inhabitants were Romanians, 36.8% Hungarians and 17.9% Roma. At the 2002 census, 37.8% were Evangelical Lutheran, 36.4% Pentecostal, 20.1% Romanian Orthodox and 2.4% had no religion.Show on map
Comuna BudilaBudila (German: Bodeln; Hungarian: Bodola) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Budila. At the 2011 census, 77.2% of inhabitants were Romanians, 16.5% Hungarians and 6.1% Roma. At the 2002 census, 68.2% were Romanian Orthodox, 18.3% Reformed, 7.6% Pentecostal and 3.6% Roman Catholic.Show on map
Comuna ComanaComǎna (German: Kumanen, Komondjen; Hungarian: Alsókomána) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Comăna de Jos (the commune center), Comăna de Sus (Felsőkomána), Crihalma (Königsberg; Királyhalma) and Ticuşu Nou (Rumänisch Tekes; Felsőtyúkos). The commune is drained by the Olt River.Show on map
Comuna ŞercaiaȘercaia (German: Schirkanyen; Hungarian: Sárkány; Turkish: Saruhan) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Hălmeag (Halmagen; Halmágy; Halmaç), Șercaia and Vad (Waadt, Waden; Vád). At the 2011 census, 84% of inhabitants were Romanians, 10.6% Hungarians, 3.7% Roma and 0.8% Germans.Show on map
Comuna OrmenişOrmeniș (German: Ermesch; Hungarian: Ürmös) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Ormeniș. It also included Augustin village until 2005, when it was split off to form a separate commune. At the 2011 census, 43.3% of inhabitants were Roma, 39.3% Hungarians and 17.3% Romanians.Show on map
Municipiul SãceleSăcele (Romanian pronunciation: [səˈt͡ʃele]; German: Siebendörfer; Hungarian: Szecseleváros or Négyfalu) is a city in Braşov County, Romania, in the region of Transylvania, with a population of 29,915 inhabitants in 2002. It is practically adjacent to the city of Braşov, its city centre being situated 15 km away from downtown Braşov.Show on map
Comuna HălchiuHălchiu (German: Heldsdorf; Hungarian: Höltövény) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Hălchiu and Satu Nou (Neudorf bei Hopfenseifen; Barcaújfalu). At the 2011 census, 77.4% of inhabitants were Romanians, 16.4% Hungarians, 4.8% Roma and 1.4% Germans.Show on map
Comuna JibertJibert (German: Seiburg; Hungarian: Zsiberk) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Dacia (until 1931 Ştena), Grânari, Jibert, Lovnic and Văleni. At the 2011 census, 68.6% of inhabitants were Romanians, 15.7% Hungarians, 12.9% Roma and 2.8% Germans. \n* Jibert Lutheran church \n* Dacia \n* 13th century Lutheran church in Dacia \n* LovnicShow on map
Comuna Ticuşu VechiTicuşu (German: Konradsdorf; Hungarian: Szásztyúkos) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Cobor (Kiwern; Kóbor) and Ticuşu Vechi (the commune center). At the 2011 census, 65.7% of inhabitants were Romanians, 20.4% Roma and 12.6% Hungarians.Show on map
Comuna ReceaRecea (German: Waywodretschen; Hungarian: Vajdarécse) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of seven villages: Berivoi (Berivoj), Dejani (Dezsán), Gura Văii (Netot), Iaşi (Jás), Recea, Săsciori (Szeszcsor) and Săvăstreni (Szevesztrény).Show on map
Comuna Şinca VecheȘinca (German: Alt-Schenk; Hungarian: Ósinka) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of six villages: Bucium (Bucsum), Ohaba (Ohába), Perșani (Persány), Șercăița (Sarkaica), Șinca Veche (the commune center) and Vâlcea (Valcsatelep).Show on map
Comuna TeliuTeliu (Hungarian: Keresztvár, Nyén, Nyény; German: Kreuzburg) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Teliu. At the 2011 census, 57.7% of inhabitants were Romanians, 22.2% Hungarians and 19.1% Roma.Show on map
Comuna CrizbavCrizbav (Hungarian: Krizba, German: Krebsbach) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Crizbav and Cutuş (Kutastelep). At the 2011 census, 83.1% of inhabitants were Romanians and 16.1% Hungarians.Show on map
Comuna PârâuPărău (German: Mikesdorf-Berau; Hungarian: Páró) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Grid, Părău, Veneţia de Jos (Untervenitze; Alsóvenice) and Veneţia de Sus (Felsővenice).Show on map
Comuna HârşeniHârseni (German: Scharkan; Hungarian: Herszény) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Copăcel (Kopacsel), Hârseni, Măliniş (Malinis), Mărgineni (Marginen) and Sebeş (Sebes).Show on map
Comuna MândraMândra (German: Kladendorf; Hungarian: Mundra) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Ileni (Illény), Mândra, Râuşor (Reusor), Şona (Schönen; Sona) and Toderiţa (Todorica).Show on map
Judeţul BraşovBrașov (Romanian pronunciation: [braˈʃov] (13px listen)) is a county (județ) of Romania, in Transylvania, with the capital city at Brașov. The county incorporates within its boundaries most of the Medieval \"lands\" (țări) Burzenland and Făgăraș.Show on map
Comuna BuneştiBunești (German: Bodendorf; Hungarian: Szászbuda) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Bunești, Criţ, Meșendorf, Roadeș and Viscri. Each of these has a fortified church.Show on map
Comuna Vama BuzăuluiVama Buzăului (German: Bodzau; Hungarian: Bodzavám) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Acriş (Egrestelep), Buzăiel (Kisbodza), Dălghiu (Döblön) and Vama Buzăului.Show on map
Comuna CincuCincu (German: Großschenk; Hungarian: Nagysink) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Cincu and Toarcla (Tarteln; Kisprázsmár). Each of these has a fortified church.Show on map
Comuna HolbavHolbav (German: Holbach; Hungarian: Holbák) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Holbav, part of Vulcan Commune until 2004, when it was split off.Show on map
Oraş GhimbavGhimbav (German: Weidenbach; Hungarian: Vidombák) is a town in Braşov County, Transylvania, central Romania. It is located in the centre of Romania, 5 miles (8 km) west of Braşov.Show on map
Comuna DumbrăviţaDumbrăvița (German: Schnackendorf; Hungarian: Szunyogszék) is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Dumbrăvița and Vlădeni (Wladein; Vledény).Show on map
Comuna Poiana MăruluiPoiana Mărului (German: Bleschbach; Hungarian: Almásmező) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of a single village of the same name.Show on map
Comuna Şinca NouăŞinca Nouă (German: Neu-Schenk; Hungarian: Újsinka) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Paltin and Şinca Nouă.Show on map
Municipiul CodleaCodlea (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈkodle̯a]; German: Zeiden; Transylvanian Saxon dialect: Zäöeden; Hungarian: Feketehalom) is a city in Brașov County, central Romania.Show on map
Comuna Ucea de JosUcea (German: Gassendorf; Hungarian: Alsóucsa) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Corbi (Korb), Feldioara (Barcaföldvár), Ucea de Jos (the commune center) and Ucea de Sus (Felsőucsa).Show on map
Comuna CaţaCaţa (German: Katzendorf; Hungarian: Kaca) is a commune in Braşov County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Beia, Caţa, Drăuşeni, Ioneşti and Paloş. There are three fortified churches in the commune, at Caţa, Beia and Drăuşeni. At the 2011 census, 44.9% of inhabitants were Romanians, 30.9% Hungarians and 23.4% Roma. \n* Fortified church of Caţa \n* Fortified church of DrăuşeniShow on map
Different buildings in Brasov
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First Romanian SchoolThe First Romanian School (Romanian: Prima școală românească) is located on the grounds of the 16th-century church of St. Nicholas, itself located in the historic district of Șchei, now part of the city of Brașov. It is also home to the first Romanian Bible, and what can be loosely described as the first school magazine. The next door museum houses a variety of first Romanian books and the first printing press. Several more books that were used have been preserved; in fact the library contains six thousand books which were used in the school.Show on map
Şchei GateŞchei Gate (Romanian: Poarta Schei) in Braşov, Romania, is right next to Catherine's Gate. It was built in between 1827 and 1828 in order to let through heightened traffic. Catherine's Gate was built up then and since then used as storage.Show on map
Brașov AirportBrașov Airport is an airport currently under construction in Ghimbav, near Brașov, Romania right by the future A3 motorway. The airport is designed to handle medium-sized aircraft with a capacity of one million people per year.Show on map
St. Nicholas Church, BraşovSaint Nicholas Church (Romanian: Biserica Sfântul Nicolae) is a Romanian Orthodox church in Braşov, dominating the historic district of Şchei.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Brasov
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TampaTâmpa (German: Zinne, or Kapellenberg; Hungarian: Cenk; Latin: Mons Cinum) is a mountain, part of the Postăvarul Massif, located in the southern part of the Eastern Carpathians (alternatively categorized as in the Curvature Carpathians) and almost entirely surrounded by the city of Braşov. Its elevation is 960 m (995 m according to some sources), almost 400 m above the city. The mountain is mostly made up of limestone formations, having risen up gradually from the Earth's crust.Show on map
PostavaruThe Postăvarul massif is a massif in Romania, being part of the Romanian Carpathians, (which are part of the Carpathian mountains range). The altitude of the highest peak, also named Postavarul is 1799 metres. Geographically the Postăvarul Massif stands at the southern end of the grand arc of the Eastern Carpathians. Together with the neighboring Piatra Mare Massif it forms the Barsei Mountains group, neighbouring the southern side of Tara Barsei (Burzenland) depression.Show on map