Brasov is a city in Transylvania, Romania and the administrative centre of Brasov County. Brasov has a population of 253,200 making it the 7th most populous city in Romania. The metropolitan area is home to 382,896 residents.
Brasov is located in the central part of the country, about 166 kilometres (103 miles) north of Bucharest and 380 kilometres (236 miles) from the Black Sea. It is surrounded by the Southern Carpathians and is part of the historical region of Transylvania.