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Gorj
County (Judeţ)
Coat of arms of Gorj
Coat of arms
Country  Romania
Development region1 Sud-Vest
Historic region Lesser Wallachia
Capital city (Reşedinţă de judeţ) Târgu Jiu
Government
 • Type County Board
Area
 • Total 5,602 km2 (2,163 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total 387,308
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
21wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x534
Car Plates GJ5
Website County Board
County Prefecture

Gorj is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Oltenia. The capital is Târgu Jiu.

Geography

Gorj county has an area of 5,602 km². The main river, which collects all the smaller rivers, is the Jiu River.

Divisions

Gorj County has 2 municipalities, 6 towns and 61 communes.

Municipalities

  • Târgu Jiu – capital city; population: over 100,000 in 2004.
  • Motru

Towns

in descending order of size

  • Rovinari
  • Bumbeşti-Jiu
  • Târgu Cărbuneşti
  • Turceni
  • Tismana
  • Novaci
  • Ţicleni

Communes

  • Berleşti
  • Bâlteni
  • Bolboşi
  • Borăscu
  • Brăneşti
  • Bumbeşti-Piţic
  • Bustuchin
  • Câlnic
  • Căpreni
  • Cătunele
  • Ciuperceni
  • Crasna
  • Cruşeţ
  • Dănciuleşti
  • Dăneşti
  • Drăgoteşti
  • Drăguţeşti
  • Fărcăşeşti
  • Glogova
  • Godineşti
  • Hurezani
  • Ioneşti
  • Jupâneşti
  • Leleşti
  • Licurici
  • Logreşti
  • Mătăsari
  • Muşeteşti
  • Negomir
  • Padeş
  • Peştişani
  • Plopşoru
  • Polovragi
  • Prigoria
  • Roşia de Amaradia
  • Runcu
  • Săcelu
  • Samarineşti
  • Săuleşti
  • Schela
  • Scoarţa
  • Slivileşti
  • Stăneşti
  • Stejari
  • Stoina
  • Ţânţăreni
  • Teleşti
  • Turburea
  • Turcineşti
  • Urdari
  • Văgiuleşti
  • Vladimir


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