Caraş-Severin County

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Caraş-Severin
County (Judeţ)

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 45°07′39″N 22°02′04″E / 45.1274°N 22.0345°E / 45.1274; 22.0345Coordinates: 45°07′39″N 22°02′04″E / 45.1274°N 22.0345°E / 45.1274; 22.0345
Country  Romania
Development region1 Vest
Historic region mostly Banat, few villages in Transylvania
Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ) Reşiţa
Government
 • Type County Board
 • President of the County Board Iosif Secăşan
 • Prefect2 Ioan Anton Paulescu
Area
 • Total 8,514 km2 (3,287 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 333,219
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 32wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x554
Car Plates CS5
GDP US$ 2.73 billion (2008)
GDP/capita US$ 8,205 (2008)

Caraş-Severin (IPA: ['ka.raʃ se.ve.'rin]; 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[change | edit source]

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

Year County population[1]
1948 302,254
1956 327,787
1966 358,726
1977 385,577
1992 376,347
2002 333,219

Geography[change | edit source]

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[change | edit source]

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

Municipalities[change | edit source]

Towns[change | edit source]

Communes[change | edit source]

Villages[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. National Institute of Statistics, "Populaţia la recensămintele din anii 1948, 1956, 1966, 1977, 1992 şi 2002"