Bistrita-Nasaud

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bistriţa-Năsăud

 

a district in northern Rumania, on the Transylvanian plateau and in the Eastern Carpathians. It has an area of 5,100 sq km and a population of 269,000 (1968). Its administrative center is Bistriţa.

Bistriţa-Năsăud is a region of highly productive livestock raising (pedigree cattle and sheep). Wheat is planted, and there are apple and plum orchards in the foothill areas. There is logging, mining of polymetallic ores (in Rodna), and procurement of construction materials in the mountain regions. Industry includes the food industry (processing of products of livestock raising) and the woodworking industry (sawmilling and production of furniture and paper). The main industrial centers are the cities of Bistrita and Násáud, which also have leather and footwear, sewing, and metalworking enterprises.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The counties, number of samples, and number of sampling sites were Bihor, 119 samples, 12 locations; Bistrita-Nasaud, 100 samples, 10 locations; Cluj, 100 samples, 7 locations; Mures, 100 samples, 11 locations; and Salaj, 100 samples, 10 locations).
D., Drd., "Iuliu Hatieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Psychiatrist, Psychiatric ward, Emergency County Hospital Bistrita-Nasaud, Bistrita, Romania
North-West Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Cluj, Maramures, Salaj, Satu Mare 7.
North-West region includes Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Cluj, Maramures, Satu-Mare and Salaj counties.
(%) ticks (nymphs, males, positive, by females) bacterial species Borrelia miyamotoi Cugir (Alba) 19 (8, 4, 7) 0 Vladimirescu (Arad) 17 (0, 5, 12) 0 Bicaci (Bihor) 23 (12, 5, 6) 0 Bistrita (Bistrita-Nasaud) 30 (0, 10, 20) 0 Poiana Marului (Brasov) 66 (0,10, 56) 2 (3.03) Vultureni (Cluj) 44 (3, 10, 31) 1 (2.27) Micesti (Cluj) 62 (0, 15, 47) 1 (1.62) Resita (Caras-Severin) 21 (0, 10, 11) 0 Corund (Harghita) 59 (7, 17, 37) 0 Bistra (Maramures) 26 (1, 10, 15) 0 Icland (Mures) 37 (6, 5, 26) 2 (5.41) Medias (Sibiu) 12 (2, 4, 6) 1 (8.33) Ratesti (Satu Mare) 22 (7, 10, 15) 0 Lugoj (Timis) 30 (0, 11, 19) 0 Total 468 (46, 126, 296) 7 (1.5) Locality (county) No.
This also applies to numerous vestiges and artefacts in Bistrita-Nasaud County, emphasising the strong relation between human communities living here and its relief.