Gorj County

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Gorj
County (Judeţ)
Coordinates: 44°57′40″N 23°12′34″E / 44.9610°N 23.2094°E / 44.9610; 23.2094Coordinates: 44°57′40″N 23°12′34″E / 44.9610°N 23.2094°E / 44.9610; 23.2094
Country  Romania
Development region1 Sud-Vest
Historic region Lesser Wallachia
Capital city (Reşedinţă de judeţ) Târgu Jiu
Government
 • Type County Board
 • President of the County Board Ion Călinoiu
 • Prefect2 Ştefan-Marian Popescu-Bejat
Area
 • Total 5,602 km2 (2,163 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 387,308
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 21wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x534
Car Plates GJ5

Gorj (IPA: [gorʒ]) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Oltenia. The capital is Târgu Jiu.

Geography[change | edit source]

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

Divisions[change | edit source]

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

Municipalities[change | edit source]

Towns[change | edit source]

in descending order of size

Communes[change | edit source]