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Călărași County
Județul Călărași
County
Landscape in Călărași County
Coat of arms of Călărași County
Coat of arms
Calarasi in Romania.svg
Country  Romania
Development region1 Sud
Historic region Muntenia
Capital city (Reședință de județ) Călărași
Created 1981
Area
 • Total 5,088 km2 (1,964 sq mi)
Area rank 28th in Romania
Population (2011)
 • Total 285,050
 • Rank 34th in Romania
 • Density 56.02/km2 (145.1/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 91wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x424
Car Plates CL5
GDP US$ 1.635 billion (2015)
GDP/capita US$ 5,736 (2015)
Website County Board
County Prefecture
1The development regions of Romania have no administrative role. They were formed as a way of managing 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 resigning (or being excluded) from the public functionary 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

Călărași (Romanian pronunciation: [kələˈraʃʲ]) is a county (județ) of Romania on the border with Bulgaria, in Muntenia. The capital of Călărași County is Călărași.

Geography

Călărași County has an area of 5,088 km2.

Divisions

Călărași County has 2 municipalities, 3 towns and 50 communes

Municipalities

  • Călărași – county seat; population: 65,181 (as of 2011)
  • Oltenița

Towns

  • Budești
  • Fundulea
  • Lehliu-Gară

Communes

  • Alexandru Odobescu
  • Belciugatele
  • Borcea
  • Căscioarele
  • Chirnogi
  • Chiselet
  • Crivăț
  • Ciocănești
  • Curcani
  • Cuza Vodă
  • Dichiseni
  • Dor Mărunt
  • Dorobanțu
  • Dragalina
  • Dragoș Vodă
  • Frăsinet
  • Frumușani
  • Fundeni
  • Gălbinași
  • Grădiștea
  • Gurbănești
  • Ileana
  • Independența
  • Jegălia
  • Lehliu
  • Luica
  • Lupșanu
  • Mânăstirea
  • Mitreni
  • Modelu
  • Nana
  • Nicolae Bălcescu
  • Perișoru
  • Plătărești
  • Radovanu
  • Roseți
  • Sărulești
  • Sohatu
  • Spanțov
  • Șoldanu
  • Ștefan cel Mare
  • Ștefan Vodă
  • Tămădău Mare
  • Ulmeni
  • Ulmu
  • Unirea
  • Valea Argovei
  • Vasilați
  • Vâlcelele
  • Vlad Țepeș



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