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Alba County
Județul Alba
County
Coat of arms of Alba County
Coat of arms
Location of Alba County in Romania
Location of Alba County in Romania
Country  Romania
Development region1 Centru
Historic region Transylvania
County seat Alba Iulia
Area
 • Total 6,242 km2 (2,410 sq mi)
Area rank 16th in Romania
Population
 • Total 327,224
 • Rank 29th in Romania
 • Density 52.423/km2 (135.775/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 51wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x584
Car Plates AB5
GDP US$ 3.77 billion (2008)
GDP/capita US$ 9,842 (2008)
Website County Board
County Prefecture
1The developing regions of Romania have no administrative role. They were formed to attract 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 to have any political activity in the first six months after the resignation (or exclusion) from the public functionaries corp
3w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the city, the street, part of the street, or eaven 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 utilitary vehicles & ATVs, etc.) and the ones used outside the county

Coordinates: 46°08′00″N 23°32′00″E / 46.1333°N 23.5333°E / 46.1333; 23.5333 Alba (IPA: ['al.ba]; Hungarian: Fehér) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Transylvania. The capital of Alba County is Alba Iulia, with a population of 72,405 people.

Geography

Alba County has an area of 6,242 km².

The main rivers are the Mureş River and its tributaries, the Târnava, the Sebeş and the Arieş.

Divisions

Alba County has 4 municipalities, 7 towns and 67 communes, all listed below:

Municipalities

Towns

  • Abrud
  • Baia de Arieş
  • Câmpeni
  • Cugir
  • Ocna Mureş
  • Teiuş
  • Zlatna

Communes

  • Albac
  • Almaşu Mare
  • Arieşeni
  • Avram Iancu
  • Berghin
  • Bistra
  • Blandiana
  • Bucerdea Grânoasă
  • Bucium
  • Câlnic, Alba
  • Cenade
  • Cergău
  • Ceru-Băcăinţi
  • Cetatea de Baltă
  • Ciugud
  • Ciuruleasa
  • Crăciunelu de Jos
  • Cricău
  • Cut
  • Daia Româna
  • Doştat
  • Fărău
  • Galda de Jos
  • Gârbova
  • Gârda de Sus
  • Gura Ariesului
  • Hopârta
  • Horea
  • Ighiu
  • Întregalde
  • Jidvei
  • Livezile
  • Lopadea Nouă
  • Lunca Mureşului
  • Lupşa
  • Meteş
  • Mihalţ
  • Mirăslău
  • Mogoş
  • Noşlac
  • Ocoliş
  • Ohaba
  • Pianu
  • Poiana Vadului
  • Ponor
  • Poşaga
  • Rădeşti
  • Râmeţ
  • Rimetea
  • Roşia de Secaş
  • Roşia Montană
  • Sălciua
  • Săliştea
  • Sâncel
  • Sântimbru
  • Săsciori
  • Scărişoara
  • Şibot
  • Sohodol
  • Şona
  • Şpring
  • Stremţ
  • Şugag
  • Unirea
  • Vadu Moţilor
  • Valea Lungă
  • Vidra
  • Vinţu de Jos

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