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Buzau Municipality is the county seat of the same name and is located in the centre of the county. Out of the 115 494 inhabitants, 5466 are Roma.
Traditionally, the Roma inhabitants belong to the following groups: 45% are ursari (traditionally they tamed bears), 30% are lăieşi (blacksmiths); 10% are Kalderash; 8% are argintari (silver craftspersons); 7% are lăutari (musicians).
Roma live scattered throughout the entire city, except in Simileasca neighbourhood where they form a compact group.
Access to education and consequently to labour market are important issues in the communities with only 0.80% having university degree, 7% having college education and 28.61% having completed secondary education. A high number of the community members are involved in seasonal migration to Nordic countries, particularly to Sweden.