|Historical region||Southern Bukovina|
|• Total||8,553 km2 (3,302 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||74/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Telephone code||(+40) 230 or (+40) 330|
|ISO 3166 code||RO-SV|
Suceava (Romanian pronunciation: [suˈt͡ʃe̯ava]) is a county (județ) of Romania, comprising mainly the historical Moldavian region of southern Bukovina, and a few villages in Transylvania, with the capital city at Suceava.
In 2011, Suceava County had a population of 634,810, with a population density of 74/km2.
- Romanians - 96.14%
- Romani - 1.92%
- Ukrainians - 0.92%
- Lipovans - 0.27%
- Germans - 0.11%
- Poles, Slovaks, other - 0.5%.
This county has a total area of 8,553 square kilometres (3,302 sq mi).
The western side of the county consists of mountains from the Eastern Carpathians group: the Rodna Mountains, the Rarău Mountains, the Giumalău Mountains and the Ridges of Bukovina with lower heights. The county's elevation decreases toward the east, with the lowest height in the Siret River valley.
- Botoșani County and Iași County to the east.
- Maramureș County and Bistrița-Năsăud County to the west.
- Ukraine to the north - Chernivtsi Oblast.
- Mureș County, Harghita County and Neamț County to the south.
The predominant industries in the county are:
- Lumber - producing the greatest land mass of forests in Romania.
- Food and Cooking.
- Mechanical components.
- Construction materials.
- Textile and leather.
- For Market Example for all the stuff above: Metro (one of the biggest Markets in Romania).
The main tourist attractions in the county are:
- The city of Suceava with its medieval fortifications.
- The Painted churches of northern Moldavia and their Monasteries:
- The medieval salt mine of Cacica
- The Vatra Dornei Resort.
- The cities of Rădăuți, Fălticeni and Câmpulung Moldovenesc.
Suceava County has 5 municipalities, 11 towns and 98 communes
- Capu Câmpului
- Ciprian Porumbescu
- Cornu Luncii
- Dorna Candrenilor
- Fântâna Mare
- Frătăuții Noi
- Frătăuții Vechi
- Fundu Moldovei
- Horodnic de Jos
- Horodnic de Sus
- Izvoarele Sucevei
- Mănăstirea Humorului
- Mitocu Dragomirnei
- Pârteștii de Jos
- Poiana Stampei
- Șaru Dornei
- Satu Mare
- Vadu Moldovei
- Valea Moldovei
- Vatra Moldoviței
- Vicovu de Jos
During June 2010, Gheorghe Flutur, the president of Suceava County, told the Mediafax news agency that his region was one of the worst hit in the country. In the morning of June 29th, relief work was coordinated to deal with flooding that killed 21 people, and caused hundreds to be evacuated from their homes.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Suceava County.|
- "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
- The number used depends on the numbering system employed by the phone companies on the market.
- National Institute of Statistics, "Populația după etnie"
- National Institute of Statistics, "Populația la recensămintele din anii 1948, 1956, 1966, 1977, 1992 și 2002"