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Caraş-Severin
County (Judeţ)
Coat of arms of Caraş-Severin
Coat of arms
Country  Romania
Development region1 Vest
Historic region mostly Banat, few villages in Transylvania
Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ) Reşiţa
Government
 • Type County Board
Area
 • Total 8,514 km2 (3,287 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total 333,219
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
32wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x554
Car Plates CS5
GDP US$ 2.73 billion (2008)
GDP/capita US$ 8,205 (2008)
Website County Board
County Prefecture

Caraş-Severin ( Serbian: Караш Северин, Karaš Severin, Croatian: Karaš-Severin; Hungarian: Krassó-Szörény, Bulgarian: Караш-Северин, Karash-Severin) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in historical region Banat. The capital of Caraş-Severin County is Reşiţa.

Demographics

In 2002, about 332,000 people lived in Caraş-Severin County.

Year County population
1948 302,254
1956 327,787
1966 358,726
1977 385,577
1992 376,347
2002 333,219

Geography

Caraş-Severin County has an area of 8,514 km². It is the third biggest county in Romania, after Timiş and Suceava counties. The Danube enters Romania in Caraş-Severin County.

Divisions

Caraş-Severin County has 2 municipalities, 6 towns, and 69 communes.

Municipalities

Towns

  • Anina
  • Băile Herculane
  • Bocşa
  • Moldova Nouă
  • Oraviţa
  • Oţelu Roşu

Communes

  • Armeniş
  • Bănia
  • Băuţar
  • Berlişte
  • Berzasca
  • Berzovia
  • Bolvaşniţa
  • Bozovici
  • Brebu
  • Brebu Nou
  • Buchin
  • Bucoşniţa
  • Caraşova
  • Cărbunari
  • Ciclova Română
  • Ciuchici
  • Ciudanoviţa
  • Constantin Daicoviciu
  • Copăcele
  • Cornea
  • Cornereva
  • Coronini
  • Dalboşeţ
  • Doclin
  • Dognecea
  • Domaşnea
  • Eftimie Murgu
  • Ezeriş
  • Fârliug
  • Forotic
  • Gârnic
  • Glimboca
  • Goruia
  • Grădinari
  • Iablaniţa
  • Lăpuşnicel
  • Lăpuşnicu Mare
  • Luncaviţa
  • Lupac
  • Marga
  • Măureni
  • Mehadia
  • Mehadica
  • Naidăş
  • Obreja
  • Ocna de Fier
  • Păltiniş
  • Pojejena
  • Prigor
  • Răcăşdia
  • Ramna
  • Rusca Montană
  • Sacu
  • Sasca Montană
  • Sicheviţa
  • Slatina-Timiş
  • Socol
  • Şopotu Nou
  • Târnova
  • Teregova
  • Ticvaniu Mare
  • Topleţ
  • Turnu Ruieni
  • Văliug
  • Vărădia
  • Vermeş
  • Vrani
  • Zăvoi
  • Zorlenţu Mare

Villages

  • Agadici
  • Mal

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