Dolj Coonty

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Dolj
Coonty (Judeţ)
Coat o airms o Dolj
Coat of arms
Dolj in Romania.svg
Coordinates: 44°10′N 23°42′E / 44.17°N 23.7°E / 44.17; 23.7
Kintra  Romanie
Development region1 Sud-Vest
Historic region Oltenie
Caipital ceety Craiova
Govrenment
 • Teep Coonty Buird
 • Preses o the Coonty Buird Ion Prioteasa
 • Prefect2 Silviu Dumitru
Aurie
 • Tot 7,414 km2 (2,863 sq mi)
Aurie rank 7t in Romanie
Population (2011[1])
 • Tot 660,544
 • Rank 7t in Romanie
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 20wxyz3
Aurie code(s) +40 x514
Caur Plates DJ5
GDP US$ 5.64 billion (2008)
GDP/capita US$ 7,673 (2008)
Wabsteid County Board
County Prefecture
1 The development regions of Romania have no administrative role and were formed in order to manage funds from the European Union
2 as of 2007, the Prefect is not a politician, but a public functionary. He (or she) is not allowed to be a member of a political party, and is banned from having any political activity in the first six months after his resignation (or exclusion) from the public functionaries' corps.
3w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the city, the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
4x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
5used on both the plates of the vehicles that operate only in the county limits (like utility vehicles, ATVs, etc.), and the ones used outside the county

Dolj (Romanie pronunciation: [dolʒ]; oreeginally meant Dol(no)-Jiu, "lawer Jiu", as opposed tae Gorj (upper Jiu)) is a coonty (judeţ) o Romanie, in Oltenie, wi the caipital ceety at Craiova.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2011, it haed a population o 660,544 an a population density o 89/km2 (230/sq mi).

Year Coonty population[3]
1948 615,301
1956 Increase 642,028
1966 Increase 691,116
1977 Increase 750,328
1992 Increase 761,074
2002 Decrease 734,231
2011 Decrease 660,544

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

This coonty haes a tot aurie o 7,414 km2 (2,863 sq mi).

The entire aurie is a plain wi the Danube on the sooth formin a wide valley crossed bi the Jiu River in the middle. Ither smaw rivers flow throu the coonty, each ane formin a smaw valley. Thare are some lochs athort the coonty an mony ponds an channels in the Danube valley. 6% o the coonty's aurie is a desert.[4]

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Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Agricultur is the coonty's main industry. The coonty haes a laund that is ideal for growin cereals, vegetables an wines. Ither industries are mainly locatit in the ceety o Craiova, the lairgest ceety in soothwastren Romanie.

The coonty's main industries:

  • Automotive industry – Ford haes a factory.
  • Hivy electrical an transport equipment – Electroputere Craiova is the lairgest factory plant in Romanie.
  • Aeronautics
  • Chemicals processin
  • Fuids an beverages
  • Textiles
  • Mechanical pairts an components

Thare are twa smaw ports on the shore o the Danube river – Bechet an Calafat.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Major tourist attractions:

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dolj Coonty haes 3 municipalities, 4 touns an 104 communes

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