Webcam Ploiești

Ploiești, situated in the southern part of Romania and framed by the picturesque landscapes of Prahova County, is a city that exudes history and vitality in equal measure. With roots dating back to the 16th century, Ploiești has become an essential part of Romania’s economy and culture. Its story is closely tied to the industrial boom of the 19th and 20th centuries when oil production established it as the “Oil Capital” of the country. Today, the city is a blend of tradition and modernity. Its narrow streets reveal the secrets of a rich history, while imposing buildings remind of the glory days of the oil industry. However, beyond this industrial heritage, Ploiești pulses with life and energy.


The city’s economy is diversified, reflecting a vibrant mix of industries, including oil and gas, automotive, electronics, textiles, and food. Numerous national and international companies have found their place here to conduct their business.


In the heart of the city, the past meets the present in perfect harmony. The Museum of History and Archaeology opens its doors to reveal the secrets of the past, while the Philharmonic and Theater bring the artistic and cultural charm to the present.


Ploiești is not just a place of work and commercial transactions but also a center of education and research. The Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiești and other educational institutions shine brightly in the academic landscape of the region.