The city of Buzau is the county seat of Buzau County, Romania, in the historical region of Muntenia. It lies near the right bank of the Buzau River, between the south-eastern curvature of the Carpathian Mountains and the lowlands of Baragan Plain.
Romania is a southeastern European country known for the forested region of Transylvania, ringed by the Carpathian Mountains. Its preserved medieval towns include Sighişoara, and there are many fortified churches and castles, notably clifftop Bran Castle, long associated with the Dracula legend. Bucharest, the country’s capital, is the site of the gigantic, Communist-era Palatul Parlamentului government building.