Argeș County

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County (Judeţ)
Landscape in Argeş County
Landscape in Argeş County
Coat of arms of Argeș
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 45°0′N 24°49′E / 45°N 24.817°E / 45; 24.817Coordinates: 45°0′N 24°49′E / 45°N 24.817°E / 45; 24.817
Country  Romania
Development region1 Sud
Historic region Greater Wallachia
Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ) Piteşti
 • Type County Board
 • President of the County Board Constantin Nicolescu (Social Democratic Party)
 • Prefect2 Ion Popa
 • Total 6,862 km2 (2,649 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 652,625
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 11wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x484
Car Plates 5
Website County Board
County Prefecture

Argeș (IPA: ['ar.ʤeʃ]) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Wallachia. The capital of Argeș County is Piteşti.

Geography[change | change source]

This county has a total area of 6,862 km².[source?]

The main river that croses the county is the Argeș River. In the south, the main rivers are the Vedea River and the Teleorman River.

Main sights[change | change source]

The main sights of Argeș County include:

Divisions[change | change source]

Argeș County has 3 municipalities, 4 towns and 95 communes.

Municipalities[change | change source]

Towns[change | change source]

Communes[change | change source]