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Brăila County

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Country  Romania
Historic region  Muntenia
Area rank  32nd in Romania
Area  4,766 km²
Team  ACS Dacia Unirea Brăila
Development region  Sud-Est
Capital city (Reședință de județ)  Brăila
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Population  304,925 (2011)
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Points of interest  Muzeul Brăilei, Gradina zoologica, Casa Memorială „Panait Ist, Fântâna Cinetică, Parcul Chercea

Brăila ([brəˈila]) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Muntenia, with the capital city at Brăila.


Map of Br%C4%83ila County, Romania


In 2011, Brăila had a population of 304,925 and the population density was 64/km².

  • Romanians – 98%
  • Romani, Russians, Lipovans, Aromanians and others.
  • Geography

    This county has a total area of 4,766 km².

    All the county lies on a flat plane: the Bărăgan Plain, one of the best areas for growing cereals in Romania.

    On the east side there is the Danube, which forms an island – The Great Brăila Island surrounded by the Măcin channel, Cremenea channel and Vâlciu channel. On the northern side there is the Siret River and on the north-western side there is the Buzău River.


  • Tulcea County in the east.
  • Buzău County in the west.
  • Galați County and Vrancea County in the north.
  • Ialomița County and Constanța County in the south.
  • Economy

    The agriculture is the main occupation in the county. Industry is almost entirely concentrated in the city of Brăila.

    The predominant industries in the county are:

  • Food industry.
  • Textile industry.
  • Mechanical components industry.
  • In Brăila there is an important harbour, once the biggest cereal harbour in Romania.


    The main tourist destinantions are:

  • The city of Brăila.
  • The Lacu Sărat Resort.
  • Politics

    The Brăila County Council, elected at the 2016 local government elections, is made up of 33 counselors, with the following party composition:

    Administrative divisions

    Brăila County has 1 municipality, 3 towns and 40 communes

  • Municipalities
  • Brăila – capital city; population: 210,400 (as of 2007)
  • Towns
  • Făurei
  • Ianca
  • Însurăței
  • References

    Brăila County Wikipedia

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