Braşov (Photo credit: lisa_aw)

County in central Romania;  once part of Transylvania, before 1918/20 it was the Hungarian county of BRASSÓ.   The county is named after the city of Braşov, which lies north of the Predeal Pass through the Transylvanian Alps.  Its German name was Kronstadt (it had been founded by the Teutonic Order in 1211, during its brief spell in Transylvania).   The city was also called Orusul Stalin, 1950-61.

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