Dâmbovița County

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Dâmbovița County

Județul Dâmbovița
County
Coat of arms of Dâmbovița County
Coat of arms
Dambovita in Romania.svg
Coordinates: 44°53′N 25°28′E / 44.89°N 25.47°E / 44.89; 25.47Coordinates: 44°53′N 25°28′E / 44.89°N 25.47°E / 44.89; 25.47
Country Romania
Development region1Sud
Historic regionMuntenia
Capital city (Reședință de județ)Târgoviște
Government
 • TypeCounty Board
 • President of the County BoardGheorghe Ana
 • Prefect2Aurelian Popa
Area
 • Total4,054 km2 (1,565 sq mi)
Area rank37th in Romania
Population
 (2011 census[1])
 • Total518,745
 • Rank15th in Romania
 • Density127/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
13wxyz3
Area code(s)+40 x454
Car PlatesDB5
GDPUS$ 3.71 billion (2008)
GDP/capitaUS$ 6,831 (2008)
WebsiteCounty Board
County Prefecture
1The development regions of Romania have no administrative role. They were formed just to attract funds from the European Union
2 as of 2007, the Prefect is not a politician, but a public functionary. He (or she) is not allowed to be a member of a political party, and is banned to have any political activity in the first six months after the resignation (or exclusion) from the public functionary corps
3w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the city, the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
4x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
5used on both the plates of the vehicles that operate only in the county limits (like utility vehicles, ATVs, etc.), and the ones used outside the county

Dâmboviţa is a county (judeţ) of Romania in the historical area of Muntenia. The capital city of Dâmboviţa County is Târgovişte.

Geography[change | change source]

Dâmboviţa County has an area of 4,054 square kilometers.[source?] The main river of Dâmboviţa County is the Dâmboviţa River. The Ialomiţa River and the Argeş River both also flow through Dâmboviţa County.

Neighbours[change | change source]

Divisions[change | change source]

Dâmboviţa County has 2 municipalities, 5 towns and 82 communes. The following is a list of the municipalities, towns and communes of Dâmboviţa County:

Târgoviște
Moreni

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2013.[dead link]