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Vrancea

 

a district in Rumania, on the eastern slopes of the Eastern Carpathians, partly in the Lower Danube Plain. Area, 4,800 sq km. Population, 362,000 (1968), of whom 20 percent live in cities. The administrative center is the city of Foc§ani. Vrancea is an important region of viticulture and wine-making. Crops sown include wheat, corn, sunflowers, and sugar beets; vegetables are also grown. The main branches of animal husbandry are cattle and sheep raising. There is logging in the mountains. Industry is represented by the food, textile, metalworking, chemical, and lumber-processing industries.


Vrancea

 

a mountain range in the southern part of the Eastern Carpathians, located in Rumania. Length, approximately 60 km. Height, up to 1,783 m (Mount Goru). This range is formed primarily of Cenozoic sandstones and clay shales. It is cut deeply by rivers of the Siret system. The Vrancea is one of the principal earthquake regions in the Carpathians. Growing on its slopes are mixed and coniferous forests (beech, oak, spruce, and fir); there are mountain meadows on the summits.

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In order to identify a perception of the migration phenomena in Vrancea County, a pilot survey has been conducted having as main scope the perception of the Focsani inhabitants as regards the amplitude, evolution and effects upon society that the migration might have.
En las primeras, propias de la region de Vrancea (al sur de Moldavia), todos los aldeanos tienen derecho a una parte igual de bosque y cada miembro tiene un voto en la asamblea que decide las cuestiones que afectan a la propiedad.
Cerkez provided another application of the institutional analysis and development framework on the rules and appropriation methods employed in the communal villages of Vrancea (2015).
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Pursuing the situation in the counties, the number of students decreased in Braila (-509), Galati (-2,216) and Tulcea (-65) counties, whereas increases were noticed in Buzau (+593), Constanta (+4,110) and Vrancea (+281) counties.
There are substantial oil resources (Buzau, Braila, Vrancea, Galati, the continental platform on the Black Sea), natural gas (Braila, Buzau, the continental platform on the Black Sea), granite, iron ores etc.
Conserved until the late nineteenth century, the organization as confederation of the privately-owned-property villages, mentioned for example by Dimitrie Cantemir a century earlier with reference to the famous peasant republics of Campulung Vrancea and Tigheciului (Cantemir, 1973: 224-226), although underwent many changes over time remained one of the fundamental structures of the free Romanian villages.
The highest values rising to 60-75% in Botosani, Suceava, Bacau, Neamf, Iasi, Vaslui, Vrancea, Braila, Olt, Teleorman, Giurgiu counties.
Distributed in depth, they occurred down to 20 km in Bulgaria and nearby territories, only the Vrancea seismic source in Romania originated intermediate depth earthquakes (11 shocks) with maximum depth of 160 km.