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Dolj County Wikipedia
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.
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%.
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.
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.
Foods and beverages
Mechanical parts and components
There are two small ports on the shore of the Danube river – Bechet and Calafat.Corneliu Baba
ro:Mircea Mihail Ghiorghiu
Major tourist attractions:The city of Craiova;
The city of Calafat;
Fishing on the Danube;
The city of Băilești.
The Dolj County Council, elected at the 2016 local government elections, is made up of 37 counselors, with the following party composition:
Dolj County 3 municipalities, 4 towns and 104 communesMunicipalities
Craiova – capital city; population: 243,765 (as of 2011)