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Craiova
Coat of arms of Craiova
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Location of Craiova
Location of Craiova
Country  Romania
County Dolj County
Status County capital
Area
 • City 81.4 km2 (31.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2006), 302.622(as in January 2007)
 • City 302.622
 • Density 3,717/km2 (9,630/sq mi)
 • Metro
400,000
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Website http://www.primariacraiova.ro/

Craiova, the fifth largest Romanian city, is the capital of Dolj County. It is on the east side of the Jiu River. This is in the central part of Oltenia.

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