Nehoiu, seen from the road to Buzău
Location in Buzău County
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Nehoiu (Romanian pronunciation: [neˈhoju] ) is a town in Buzău County, Muntenia, Romania, with a population of 11,631. Wood processing is the local main economic activity. The town has a lumbermill since the early 20th century. It officially became a town in 1989, as a result of the Romanian rural systematization program.
The town administers nine villages: Bâsca Rozilei, Chirlești, Curmătura, Lunca Priporului, Mlăjet, Nehoiașu, Păltineni, Stănila and Vinețișu.
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