Craiova

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Craiova

Coat of arms
Location of Craiova
Coordinates: 44°20′N 23°49′E / 44.333°N 23.817°E / 44.333; 23.817Coordinates: 44°20′N 23°49′E / 44.333°N 23.817°E / 44.333; 23.817
Country  Romania
County Dolj County
Status County capital
Government
 • Mayor Antonie Solomon (Democratic Party)
Area
 • City 81.4 km2 (31.4 sq mi)
Population (2006), 302.622(as in January 2007)[1]
 • City 302.622
 • Density 3,717/km2 (9,630/sq mi)
 • Metro 400,000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Craiova (/kra'jo.va/), the fifth biggest Romanian city,[2] is the capital of Dolj County. It can be found by the east bank of the Jiu River in the central part of Oltenia.

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