Vărbilău

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Coordinates: 45°10′41″N 26°57′27″E / 45.178°N 26.9576°E / 45.178; 26.9576

Vărbilău
Commune
Varbilau jud Prahova.png
Vărbilău is located in Romania
Vărbilău
Vărbilău
Coordinates: 45°12′58″N 26°1′35″E / 45.21611°N 26.02639°E / 45.21611; 26.02639
Country  Romania
County Prahova County
Population (2002)[1] 7,208
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vărbilău is a commune in Prahova County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Coțofenești, Livadea, Podu Ursului, Poiana Vărbilău and Vărbilău.

History[edit]

The Helmet of Coțofenești - a full gold Geto-Dacian helmet dating from the first half of the 4th century BC, currently at the National Museum of Romanian History

A gold ceremonial helm (5th century BC) was discovered at Poiana-Coțofenești in 1929. Additional research was done by Ioan Andrieșescu, immediately after the finding. The helmet is kept at the National History Museum of Romania.

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  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010

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