Ilfov County has the most important city, the capital Bucharest

Welcome to
Ilfov County

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Ilfov County is situated in Muntenia region from Romania, in the south part of the country and its neighbors are the following counties: Prahova in north, Dambovita in west, Giurgiu in south-west, Calarasi and Ialomita in east and in its center lies the capital of the country, Bucharest.


1.583 km²


363.000 people

Capital (Residence):






Calling code:

+4 021 or 031




Bragadiru, Buftea, Chitila, Măgurele, Otopeni, Pantelimon, Popeşti-Leordeni, Voluntari

Main roads:

A3 Ploieşti-Bucharest,

A1 Piteşti-Bucharest

A2 Bucharest-Cernavodă-Constanţa

E60(DN1) Braşov-Ploieşti-Otopeni-Bucharest

DN1a Ploieşti-Buftea-Bucharest

DN7 Piteşti-Găeşti-Chitila-Bucharest

E85(DN2) Focşani-Buzău-Voluntari-Bucharest

DN3 Călăraşi-Pantelimon-Bucharest

DN4 Olteniţa-Popeşti Leordeni-Bucharest

E70(DN5) Bucharest-Giurgiu-Bulgaria

E70(DN6) Bucharest-Bragadiru-Alexandria

Bucharest’s surrounding highway

Ilfov Map

Ilfov County


Relief, climate, rivers and lakes from Ilfov County:

Ilfov County has a relief totally composed by plain (Romanian Plain) with many pastures and lakes and the maximum elevation doesn’t exceed 100-200 meters height. The climate of Ilfov the smallest county from Romania is temperate-continental with very hot  summers and cold winters and the difference between summer and winter temperatures is extremely high. The annual average of the temperature is 11-12º C and the rainfall is low of 500-600 mm per year. The longest and the most important rivers which cross the county are Ialomita, Dambovita and Colentina Rivers and the largest lakes are Cernica, Snagov, Buftea, Caldarusani, Manastirii and Mogosoaia.

Flora and fauna, tourist attractions and objectives from Ilfov County:

Ilfov‘s flora and fauna are quite poor due to the concentration of population and the presence of Bucharest with its metropolitan area. (Find more journeys on blog.worldlifetimejourneys.com) However there are found isolated forests of oak, willow, poplar, beech and lowland vegetation with its specific fauna. The most important tourist attractions and objectives from Ilfov County are Bucharest with all its attractions (see Bucharest page), Snagov Lake and Reservation, Cernica, Caldarusani (Moara Vlasiei) and Tiganesti (Ciolpani) Monasteries, the House of Culture from Mogosoaia, Scrovistea-Peris Palace, Snagov Palace and many others. Visit Ilfov County!

Snagov Palace, Ilfov County

Snagov Palace, Ilfov County

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Ilfov County has the most important city, the capital Bucharest
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