Argeș County facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
(Redirected from Argeş County)
Argeș
County (Judeţ)
Landscape in Argeş County
Landscape in Argeş County
Coat of arms of Argeș
Coat of arms
Country  Romania
Development region1 Sud
Historic region Greater Wallachia
Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ) Piteşti
Area
 • Total 6,862 km2 (2,649 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 652,625
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 11wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x484
Car Plates 5
Website County Board
County Prefecture

Argeș (IPA: ['ar.ʤeʃ]) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Wallachia. The capital of Argeș County is Piteşti.

Geography

This county has a total area of 6,862 km².

The main river that croses the county is the Argeș River. In the south, the main rivers are the Vedea River and the Teleorman River.

Main sights

The main sights of Argeș County include:

  • The city of Piteşti
  • The city of Curtea de Argeş, where one of the most beautiful monasteries in Romania is located
  • The Câmpulung - Rucăr area
  • The Făgăraş Mountains - the Transfăgărăşan
  • The Leaota Mountains
  • The Poienari Castle
  • The Cotmeana monastery.

Divisions

Argeș County has 3 municipalities, 4 towns and 95 communes.

Municipalities

Towns

  • Mioveni
  • Costeşti
  • Topoloveni
  • Ştefăneşti

Communes

  • Albeştii de Argeş
  • Albeştii de Muscel
  • Albota
  • Aninoasa
  • Arefu
  • Băbana
  • Băiculeşti
  • Bălileşti
  • Bârla
  • Bascov
  • Beleţi-Negreşti
  • Berevoeşti
  • Bogaţi
  • Boteni
  • Boţeşti
  • Bradu
  • Brăduleţ
  • Budeasa
  • Bughea de Jos
  • Buzoeşti
  • Căldăraru
  • Călineşti
  • Căteasca
  • Cepari
  • Cetăţeni
  • Cicăneşti
  • Ciofrângeni
  • Ciomăgeşti
  • Cocu
  • Corbeni
  • Corbi
  • Coşeşti
  • Cotmeana
  • Cuca
  • Dâmbovicioara
  • Dârmaneşti
  • Davideşti
  • Dobreşti
  • Domneşti
  • Drăganu
  • Dragoslavele
  • Godeni
  • Hârseşti
  • Hârtieşti
  • Izvoru
  • Leordeni
  • Lereşti
  • Lunca Corbului
  • Mălureni
  • Mărăcineni
  • Merişani
  • Miceşti
  • Mihaeşti
  • Mioarele
  • Miroşi
  • Morăreşti
  • Moşoaia
  • Mozăceni
  • Muşăteşti
  • Negraşi
  • Nucşoara
  • Oarja
  • Pietroşani
  • Poiana Lacului
  • Poienarii de Argeş
  • Poienarii de Muscel
  • Popeşti
  • Priboieni
  • Răteşti
  • Recea
  • Rociu
  • Rucăr
  • Sălătrucu
  • Schitu Goleşti
  • Slobozia
  • Stâlpeni
  • Ştefan cel Mare
  • Stoeneşti
  • Stolnici
  • Şuici
  • Suseni
  • Teiu
  • Tigveni
  • Ţiţeşti
  • Uda
  • Ungheni
  • Valea Danului
  • Valea Iaşului
  • Valea Mare-Pravăţ
  • Vedea
  • Vlădeşti


Images for kids


Argeș County Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.