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Suceava County

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Country  Romania
Historical region  Southern Bukovina
Telephone code  (+40) 230 or (+40) 330
Area  8,553 km²
Development region  Nord-Est
Area rank  2nd
ISO 3166 code  RO-SV
Capital  Suceava
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University  Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava
Clubs and Teams  CSM Suceava, Zimbrul Siret
Points of interest  Putna Monastery, Voroneț Monastery, Moldovița Monastery, Sucevița Monastery, Cetatea de Scaun
Destinations  Vatra Dornei, Suceava, Gura Humorului, Câmpulung Moldovenesc, Rădăuți

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Suceava ([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.

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Map of Suceava County, Romania

Tren militar in judetul suceava 27 04 2016 military train in suceava county


Demographics

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%.
  • Geography

    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.

    The rivers crossing the county are the Siret River with its tributaries: the Moldova River, the Suceava River and the Bistrița River.

    Neighbours

  • 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.
  • Economy

    The predominant industries in the county are:

  • Lumber - producing the greatest land mass of forests in Romania.
  • Food and Cooking.
  • Mechanical components.
  • Construction materials.
  • Mining.
  • Textile and leather.
  • For Market Example for all the stuff above: Metro (one of the biggest Markets in Romania).
  • Tourism

    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 Voroneț Monastery.
  • The Putna Monastery.
  • The Moldovița Monastery.
  • The Sucevita Monastery.
  • The Bogdana Monastery from Rădăuți.
  • The Humor Monastery.
  • The Arbore Monastery.
  • The Probota Monastery.
  • The Dragomirna Monastery.
  • The medieval salt mine of Cacica
  • The Vatra Dornei Resort.
  • The cities of Rădăuți, Fălticeni and Câmpulung Moldovenesc.
  • Politics

    The Suceava County Council, elected at the 2016 local government elections, is made up of 37 counselors, with the following party composition:

    Administrative divisions

    Suceava County has 5 municipalities, 11 towns and 98 communes

  • Municipalities
  • Câmpulung Moldovenesc
  • Fălticeni
  • Rădăuți
  • Suceava - capital city; population: 92,121 (as of 2011)
  • Vatra Dornei
  • Villages
  • Probota
  • Solonețu Nou
  • 2010 floodings

    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.

    References

    Suceava County Wikipedia


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