Brașov metropolitan area

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Braşov metropolitan area
Metropolitan area
Şchei seen from Tâmpa Mountain
Şchei seen from Tâmpa Mountain
Brasov Metropolitan Area jud Brasov.jpg
Coordinates: 45°40′N 25°37′E / 45.667°N 25.617°E / 45.667; 25.617Coordinates: 45°40′N 25°37′E / 45.667°N 25.617°E / 45.667; 25.617
Country Romania
CountyActual Brasov county CoA.png Brașov
Central MunicipalityBraşov
Other citiesCodlea, Săcele, Ghimbav, Predeal, Râşnov
Other localitiesCristian, Sânpetru, Hălchiu, Tărlungeni, Prejmer, Bod, Hărman
Functional2007
Area
 • Total1,368.58 km2 (528.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census[1])
 • Total369,896
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
50wxyz1
Area code(s)+40 x682
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20070314224019/http://www.addbrasov.ro/index.html
1w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
2x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks

Braşov metropolitan area is a metropolitan area in Braşov County, Romania, that includes the municipality of Braşov and 12 other nearby communities. It was constituted in 2007[2] with the aim of creating business opportunities, building and administering of living spaces and recreational areas, to attract more consistent investment, and to coordinate better environment and infrastructure projects. As of 2011, the area has a population of 369,896.[1] The total area is 1,368.5 km².

As defined by Eurostat, the Brașov functional urban area has a population of 398,953 residents (as of 2015).[3]

Localities[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Name Population (2002 census) Population (2007 estimation) Population (2011 census) Area (km²) Density (pop/km²)
Braşov 283,901 277,945 253,200 267.32 1,204
Codlea 24,256 24,550 21,708 132.79 182
Săcele 30,044 31,796 30,798 320 93
Ghimbav 5,100 5,357 4,698 28.08 181.62
Predeal 5,625 5,174 4,755 58.4 96.14
Râşnov 15,436 16,055 15,022 164.36 94
Cristian 3,952 4,300 4,490 27.73 142.51
Sânpetru 3,401 3,759 4,819 30.74 110.63
Hălchiu 4,072 4,560 4,218 56.67 71.85
Tărlungeni 7,413 7,996 8,320 135.66 54.65
Prejmer 8,323 8,876 8,472 60.48 137.61
Hărman 4,437 4,775 5,402 52.79 84.05
Bod 3,942 4,173 3,994 33.56 117.46
Total 399,902 399,316 369,896 1,368.58 270

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-08-17. Retrieved 2008-08-13.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Population on 1 January by age groups and sex - functional urban areas". Eurostat. Retrieved 29 October 2017.

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