Brasov County is situated in Transylvania region from Romania, in the central part of the country and its neighbors are the following counties: Sibiu in west, Mures and Harghita in north, Covasna in north-east, Buzau in east and Prahova, Dambovita and Arges in south.
Brasov City 227.000 people
+4 0268 or 0368
Braşov, Codlea, Făgăraş, Săcele
Ghimbav, Predeal, Râşnov, Rupea, Victoria, Zărneşti
E578(DN12) Braşov-Sfântu Gheorghe
DN10 Braşov-Întorsura Buzăului-Buzău
Relief, climate, rivers and lakes from Brasov County:
Brasov County has a mountainous relief with Fagaras and Brasov Depressions in the central part and with Prahova valley of a rare beauty to the south part. Fagaras, Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Intorsura Buzaului and Ciucas Mountains occupy most of the territory. The highest elevation is in Vistea Mare peak of 2.527 m height. Braşov County‘s climate is temperate-continental of transition with cool summers and frostier winters because of the high altitude. The annual average of the temperature is around 7º C and the rainfall is generally high. The most important river with its basin and tributaries is the Olt River and the most important lakes are the glacier Urlea and Podragul Lakes, but there are also many reservoir lakes.
Flora and fauna, tourist objectives and attractions from Brasov County:
The flora and fauna from Brasov County are very important. The forests of spruce, fir and pine cover a large part, but in depressions they mix with the forests of beech, holm and oak. Many of these are virgin forests and shelter mammals like brown bears, chamoises, harts, wild boars, lynxes, wolves and birds like storks, grouses, eagles, partridges or common buzzards. Here are also living numerous species of amphibians and reptiles. (Find more journeys on blog.worldlifetimejourneys.com) The most important tourist objectives and attractions of the county are Brasov City, the ski slopes for the winter sports lovers, the north part of Prahova Valley with its resorts (Poiana Brasov, Predeal), Rucar-Bran Corridor with Bran Castle (Dracula Castle), Tampa Natural Park, the Natural Reservations and the National Parks of Bucegi Mountains, Fagarasi Mountains, Piatra Craiului Mountains, the Narcissus Glade, Citadel’s Valley (Valea Cetatii), Bear’s Lair (Barlogul Ursului) and Comana Caves, Postavaru Massif, Fagaras Citadel, Brancoveanu Monastery and many others. Visit Brasov County!
Bran (Dracula) Castle from Brasov County, Transylvania