Craiova

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Craiova
Coat of arms of Craiova
Coat of arms
Location of Craiova
Location of Craiova
Coordinates: Coordinates: 44°20′N 23°49′E / 44.333°N 23.817°E / 44.333; 23.817
Country Romania
CountyDolj County
StatusCounty capital
Government
 • MayorAntonie Solomon (Democratic Party)
Area
 • City81.4 km2 (31.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2006), 302.622(as in January 2007)[1]
 • City302.622
 • Density3,717/km2 (9,630/sq mi)
 • Metro
400,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.primariacraiova.ro/

Craiova (/kra'jo.va/), the fifth largest Romanian city,[2] is the capital of Dolj County. It is on the east side of the Jiu River. This is in the central part of Oltenia.

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