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Dolj County

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Country  Romania
Capital  Craiova
Area  5,562 km2

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Dolj ([dolʒ]; originally meant Dol(no)-Jiu, "lower Jiu", as opposed to Gorj (upper Jiu)) is a county (județ) of Romania on the border with Bulgaria, in Oltenia, with the capital city at Craiova.


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In 2011, it had a population of 660,544 and a population density of 89/km2 (230/sq mi).

  • Romanians – over 96%
  • Romani – 3%
  • Others almost 1%.
  • Geography

    This county has a total area of 7,414 km2 (2,863 sq mi).

    The entire area is a plain with the Danube on the south forming a wide valley crossed by the Jiu River in the middle. Other small rivers flow through the county, each one forming a small valley. There are some lakes across the county and many ponds and channels in the Danube valley. 6% of the county's area is a desert.


  • Olt County to the east.
  • Mehedinți County to the west.
  • Gorj County and Vâlcea County to the north.
  • Bulgaria – Vidin Province to the southwest, Montana and Vratsa provinces to the south.
  • Economy

    Agriculture is the county's main industry. The county has a land that is ideal for growing cereals, vegetables and wines. Other industries are mainly located in the city of Craiova, the largest city in southwestern Romania.

    The county's main industries:

  • Automotive industry – Ford has a factory.
  • Heavy electrical and transport equipment – Electroputere Craiova is the largest factory plant in Romania.
  • Aeronautics
  • Chemicals processing
  • Foods and beverages
  • Textiles
  • Mechanical parts and components
  • There are two small ports on the shore of the Danube river – Bechet and Calafat.


  • Corneliu Baba
  • Tudor Gheorghe
  • ro:Mircea Mihail Ghiorghiu
  • Alexandru Macedonski
  • Titu Maiorescu
  • Amza Pellea
  • Doina Ruști
  • Francisc Șirato
  • Marin Sorescu
  • Nicolae Titulescu
  • Ion Țuculescu
  • Nicolae Vasilescu-Karpen
  • Mihai Viteazul
  • Tourism

    Major tourist attractions:

  • The city of Craiova;
  • The city of Calafat;
  • Fishing on the Danube;
  • The city of Băilești.
  • Politics

    The Dolj County Council, elected at the 2016 local government elections, is made up of 37 counselors, with the following party composition:

    Administrative divisions

    Dolj County 3 municipalities, 4 towns and 104 communes

  • Municipalities
  • Băilești
  • Calafat
  • Craiova – capital city; population: 243,765 (as of 2011)
  • Towns
  • Bechet
  • Dăbuleni
  • Filiași
  • Segarcea
  • References

    Dolj County Wikipedia

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