Harghita County

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Harghita
County (Judeţ)

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 46°38′36″N 25°34′30″E / 46.6433°N 25.5749°E / 46.6433; 25.5749Coordinates: 46°38′36″N 25°34′30″E / 46.6433°N 25.5749°E / 46.6433; 25.5749
Country  Romania
Development region1 Centru
Historic region Transylvania
Capital city (Reşedinţă de judeţ) Miercurea-Ciuc
Government
 • Type County Board
 • President of the County Board Levente Zoltán Bunta (UDMR)
 • Prefect2 Constantin Strujan
Area
 • Total 6,639 km2 (2,563 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 326,222
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 53wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x664
Car Plates HR5

Harghita (IPA: [har.'gi.ta]; Romanian: Judeţul Harghita; Hungarian: Hargita megye) is a county (judeţ) in the central part of Romania, in the eastern part of Transylvania. The capital of Harghita County is Miercurea-Ciuc.

Geography[change | change source]

Harghita County has an area of 6,639 square kilometers.

Two of the most important rivers in Romania, the Mureş River and the Olt River start in Harghita County.

Divisions[change | change source]

Harghita County has 4 municipalities, 5 towns, and 58 communes.

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