Location in Buzău County
|Subdivisions||Brădeanu, Mitropolia, Smârdan|
|• Mayor (2020–2024)||Costel Nicolaie (PNL)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
Brădeanu is a commune in Buzău County, Muntenia, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Brădeanu, Mitropolia and Smârdan.
The 22-hectare Brădeanu forest is the only pedunculate oak forest in Buzău County. It also features elms, wild pear trees and Tatar maples.
Muntenia is a historical region of Romania, usually considered Wallachia-proper. It is situated between the Danube, the Carpathian Mountains and Moldavia, and the Olt River to the west. The latter river is the border between Muntenia and Oltenia. Part of the traditional border between Wallachia/Muntenia and Moldavia was formed by the rivers Milcov and Siret.
Buzău County is a county (județ) of Romania, in the historical region Muntenia, with the capital city at Buzău.
Brăila County is a county (județ) of Romania, in Muntenia, with the capital city at Brăila.
The city of Buzău is the county seat of Buzău County, Romania, in the historical region of Muntenia. It lies near the right bank of the Buzău River, between the south-eastern curvature of the Carpathian Mountains and the lowlands of Bărăgan Plain.
The Bărăgan Plain is a steppe plain in south-eastern Romania. It makes up much of the eastern part of the Wallachian Plain. The region is known for its black soil and a rich humus, and is mostly a cereal-growing area.
DN2 is a national road in Romania which links Bucharest with the historical regions of Moldavia and Bukovina in north-east Romania. Recently upgraded, it is today one of the best-maintained roads in the country. The main cities linked by the DN2 are: Bucharest, Buzău, Focșani, Bacău, Roman, and Suceava.
The Buzău is a river in eastern Romania, tributary of the river Siret. Its total length is 302 km, and its drainage basin area is 5,264 km2. Its source is in the south-eastern Carpathian Mountains, east of Brașov. The Buzău flows through the Romanian counties Brașov, Covasna, Buzău and Brăila. It flows into the Siret close to its confluence with the Danube, west of Galați.
Mărăcineni is a commune in the center of Buzău County, Muntenia, Romania, just north of Buzău, the county capital.
Pogoanele is a town in the southeastern part of Buzău County, Muntenia, Romania. The town administers one village, Căldărăști.
Vernești is a commune in Buzău County, Muntenia, Romania. It is located just north-west of the county capital, Buzău, along the national road DN10, which links Buzău with Braşov. The commune is composed of eleven villages: Brădeanca, Cândești, Cârlomănești, Mierea, Nenciu, Nișcov, Săsenii Noi, Săsenii Vale, Săsenii Vechi, Vernești, Zorești.
Sport Club Municipal Gloria Buzău, commonly known as Gloria Buzău or simply as SCM Gloria, is a Romanian association football club based in Buzău, Buzău County, currently playing in the Liga II.
Smârdan, as well Smîrdan or Smurdan, may refer to several places:
Glodeanu-Siliștea is a commune located in the southern part of Buzău County, Muntenia, Romania, in the Bărăgan Plain. It is composed of eight villages: Casota, Cârligu Mare, Cârligu Mic, Corbu, Cotorca, Glodeanu-Siliștea, Satu Nou and Văcăreasca.
Siriu is a commune in Buzău County, Muntenia, Romania, on the valley of Buzău River. It is composed of five villages: Cașoca, Colțu Pietrii, Gura Siriului, Lunca Jariștei and Mușcelușa.
The Bâsca, also called Bâsca Mare in its upper course, and Bâsca Roziliei in its lower course, is a left tributary of the river Buzău, in Romania. It discharges into the Buzău near Nehoiu.
A total of 41 counties, along with the municipality of Bucharest, constitute the official administrative divisions of Romania. They represent the country's NUTS-3 statistical subdivisions within the European Union and each of them serves as the local level of government within its borders. Most counties are named after a major river, while some are named after notable cities within them, such as the county seat.
Aurelia Brădeanu is a Romanian handballer who last played for CSM Bucharest. She participated at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She is among the top 10 all-time league goalscorers of Győri Audi ETO KC, with 656 goals in 155 appearances. Brădeanu was the captain of Romania and retired from the national team on 27 November 2016.
AFC Metalul Buzău, commonly known as Metalul Buzău, is a Romanian professional football club based in Buzău, Romania, founded in 1954. Currently the team plays in Liga III.
FC Gloria Buzău, commonly known as Gloria Buzău, was a Romanian association football club based in Buzău. The team played for seven years in Liga I, the most recent presence being recorded in the 2008–09 season. The club went bankrupt in 2016.
Liga IV Buzău is the county football division of Liga IV for clubs based in Buzău County, România. The competition is ranked as the fourth tier of the Romanian football league system and it is competed between 18 teams, the winner may or may not be promoted to Liga III, depending on the result of a promotion play-off that is disputed against a winner of the neighboring counties series.