Argeș County

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County (Judeţ)
Landscape in Argeş County
Landscape in Argeş County
Coat of arms of Argeș
Coat of arms
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]