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Prahova in figures

  • GPS Coordinates: crossed by the parallel of 45˚ north latitude and the meridian of 26˚ east longitude

 

  • Dating History: XIVth century as an administrative unit, with actual contour of 1968, but a relic was found, dating from the Neolithic era

 

  • Surface area: 4716 sq. km (2% of the country)

 

  • Population: 814,000 inhabitants, 50.3% living in cities

 

  • Density: 172.8 people / km ²

 

  • Administrative Division: 2 cities, 12 towns and 90 communes

 

  • The main city of the county is Ploiesti with a population of over 230,000.

 

  • Land Allocation: mountains-one third (Omu Peak - 2505 m), hills-one third and plains-one third.

 

  • Altitude: from Azuga - 930 m, Busteni - 875, Sinaia - 880 m to Ploiesti - 165m

 

  • Average temperature in January: -11 °C in the mountains, -2 °C in the plains.

 

  • Average temperature in July: 16 °C in  the mountains, 22 °C in the plains.

 

  • The largest dam lakes: Maneciu (with a length of 0.75 km) and Paltinu (with a length of 0.5 km)

 

  • Vegetation: between 200-1100 m of altitude - forests of beech-trees and oak-trees, between 1300-1700 m of altitude - forests of fir trees and pine--trees, over 1700 m of altitude-alpine meadows, mountain pines and junipers.

 

  • Fauna: chamois, brown bear and deer in freedom and over 3500 species.

 

  • Health services: 16 hospitals (general hospitals in Ploiesti, Campina and Sinaia), 331 pharmacies

 

  • Accommodation units: more than 500, 9 of which are 5 star, 53 - 4 star and 290 - 3 star.

 

  • Accommodation: over 16,500 beds, about 6000 beds of which are in Sinaia, 1500 beds in Ploiesti and over 3200 beds in Busteni.

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