is divided into forty-one counties (judete), as well as the municipality
of Bucharest (Bucuresti), which is its own administrative unit.
Each county is administered by a county council (consiliu judetean),
responsible for local affairs, as well as a prefect, who is appointed
by the central government but cannot be a member of any political
party. In alphabetical order, the counties are:
the county structure, Romania is also divided into eight development
regions, which correspond to NUTS-II divisions in the European Union,
but which have no administrative capacity and are instead used for
co-ordinating regional development projects and statistical purposes.
The country is further subdivided into 2686 communes, which are
rural localities, and 265 towns. Communes and towns have their own
local councils and are headed by a mayor (primar). Larger and more
urbanised towns gain the status of municipality, which gives them
greater administrative power over local affairs.
Suceava is a county (judet) of Romania, in the
historical regions Moldavia, Bukovina and Transylvania, with the
capital city at Suceava.
In 2002, it had a population of 688,435 and the population density
Romanians - 96.3%
Romas - 1.33%
Ukrainians, Poles, Slovaks, other.
Year County population
This county has a total area of 8,553 km².
The western side of the county consists of mountains
from the Eastern Carpathians group: the Rodna Mountains, the Rarau
Mountains, the Giumalau Mountains and the three "Obcine"
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 Bistrita River.
- Botosani County and Iasi County to the east.
- Maramures County and Bistrita-Nasaud County
to the west.
- Ukraine to the north - Chernivtsi Oblast.
- Mures County, Harghita County and Neamt
County to the south.
The predominant industries in the county are:
- Wood industry - the county has the largest
surfaces covered with forests in Romania.
- Food industry.
- Mechanical components industry.
- Construction materials industry.
- Textile and leather industry
- For Market Example for all the stuff above:
Metro(one of the biggest Markets in Romania).
There are also metals explorations in the mountains.
The main tourist attractions in the county are:
- The city of Suceava with its medieval fortifications.
- The Painted churches of northern Moldavia and
- The Voronet Monastery.
- The Putna Monastery.
- The Moldovita Monastery.
- The Sucevita Monastery.
- The Bogdana Monastery from Radauti.
- The Humor Monastery.
- The Arbore Monastery.
- The Probota Monastery.
- The Dragomirna Monastery.
- The Vatra Dornei Resort.
- The cities of Radauti, Falticeni and
The county has 5 municipalities, 11 towns and 96 communes.
- Suceava - capital city; population: 118,670
- Câmpulung Moldovenesc
- Vatra Dornei
- Gura Humorului
- Vicovu de Sus
- Capu Câmpului
- Ciprian Porumbescu
- Cornu Luncii
- Dorna Candrenilor
- Fântâna Mare
- Fratautii Noi
- Fratautii Vechi
- Fundu Moldovei
- Horodnic de Jos
- Horodnic de Sus
- Izvoarele Sucevei
- Manastirea Humorului
- Mitocu Dragomirnei
- Pârtestii de Jos
- Poiana Stampei
- Saru Dornei
- Satu Mare
- Vadu Moldovei
- Valea Moldovei
- Vatra Moldovitei
- Veresti Vicovu de Jos
- Vulturesti Zamostea