|o Total||5,897 km2 (2,277 sq mi)|
|o Density||80/km2 (210/sq mi)|
|Telephone code||(+40) 233 or (+40) 333|
|ISO 3166 code||RO-NT|
|GDP (nominal)||US$ 2.430 billion (2015)|
|GDP per capita||US$ 5,161 (2015)|
Neam? County (Romanian pronunciation: [ne?amt?s] ) is a county (jude?) of Romania, in the historic region of Moldavia, with the county seat at Piatra Neam?. The county takes its name from the Neam? River.
In 2011, it had a population of 470,766 and a population density of 80/km2.
This county has an area of 5,897 km2.
The relief decreases from west to east. In the western part, there are mountains, the Eastern Carpathians, with heights of over 1800m and the impressive peak of Ceahl?u Massif. Along the Bicaz River lies the canyon of Cheile Bicazului. Construction of the Bicaz Dam in the 1950s on the Bistri?a River led to the formation of the Lake Bicaz (Lake Izvorul Muntelui), the largest artificial lake completely in Romania.
On the western side, the lowest point, at about 160m, is found along Siret River's valley.
County's main industries:
One of the greatest dams in Romania, the Bicaz Dam is built along the Bistri?a River, forming the Bicaz Lake; the water of the lake is used for electricity production at Bicaz-Stejaru Hydroelectric Power Station.
Neam? county is known as the region with the most monasteries to be found per square kilometer in the world. The monumental church of Neam? Monastery has been a model for Moldavian churches and monasteries. The Moldavian art style, of great originality and stylistic unity, was developed by blending Gothic elements with Byzantine motifs.
County's main tourist attractions include
|Party||Seats||Current County Council|
|Alliance For The Modernisation Of Neam? 2020 (PSD)||13|
|National Liberal Party (PNL)||11|
|Save Romania Union (USR)||4|
|People's Movement Party (PMP)||3|
|PRO Romania (PRO)||3|
Neam? County has 2 municipalities, 3 towns and 78 communes.
|Capital city (Re?edin de jude?)||Piatra Neam?|
|o Total||3,977 km2 (1,536 sq mi)|
|o Density||50/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
The county was located in the north-eastern part of Romania, in the north-west of the region of Moldavia. Today, most of the territory of the former county is part of the current Neam? County. It was bordered on the north by Câmpulung County, to the north-east by Baia County, to the east by Roman County, to the south by Bac?u County, to the southwest by Ciuc County, and to the west by Mure? County.
In 1938, the county had five districts:
According to the 1930 census data, the county population was 198,223 inhabitants, 90.3% Romanians, 6.3% Jews, 1.2% Hungarians, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, the population was 90.5% Eastern Orthodox, 6.7% Jewish, 2.3% Roman Catholic, as well as other minorities.
In 1930, the county's urban population was 47,957 inhabitants, comprising 69.6% Romanians, 24.7% Jews, 1.3% Hungarians, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, the urban population was composed of 69.7% Eastern Orthodox, 25.2% Jewish, 3.4% Roman Catholic, as well as other minorities.