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Bistrița-Năsăud is a county of Romania, in Transylvania, with the capital city at Bistrița.NameIn Hungarian, it is known as Beszterce-Naszód megye, and in German as Kreis Bistritz-Nassod. During Austro-Hungarian administration, from 1876 to 1918, there was a county with similar name (see: Beszterce-Naszód County).DemographicsIn October 31, 2011, it had a population of 277,861 and the population density was 51/km².Romanians – 89.9%Hungarians – 5.3%Roma – 4.3%Germans – 0.1% 83.1% of inhabitants were Romanian Orthodox, 6.3% Pentecostal, 4.6% Reformed, 2.3% Greek-Catholic, 1.2% Roman Catholic, 0.8% Baptist, 0.7% belonged to "another religion", 0.5% Seventh-day Adventist and 0.5% other or none.GeographyThe county has a total area of 5,355 km². One third of this surface represents the mountains from the Eastern Carpathians group: the Țibleș, Rodna, Suhard, Bârgău and Călimani Mountains. The rest of the surface represents the North-East side of the Transylvanian Plateau.Add Bistrita-Nasaud County and other Romania destinations to your travel plans using our Romania family vacation planner.
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