Vaslui ('va.sluj) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in the historical region Moldavia, with the seat at Vaslui.
, it had a population of 455,049 and the population density
|| County population |
|| 344,917 |
|| 401,626 |
|| 431,555 |
|| 437,251 |
|| 461,374 |
|| 455,049 |
This county has an area of 5,318 km².
The county lies on a plane, being bounded by the Prut River on the east and crossed in its centre by Bârlad River, a tributary of Siret River.
Vaslui County was heavily industrialised during the communist
period and had large industrial complexes that went bankrupt during the 1990s. Today, the county's industry is mainly agricultural one, with other industries concentrated in the main urban areas.
County's main industries:
- mechanical components
- food stuffs
The main tourist destinations are the cities of Vaslui
The county has 3 municipalities
, two towns and 81 communes