Harghita County

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Harghita
County (Judeţ)
Coat of arms of Harghita
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
CountryRomania
Development region1Centru
Historic regionTransylvania
Capital city (Reşedinţă de judeţ)Miercurea-Ciuc
Government
 • TypeCounty Board
 • President of the County BoardLevente Zoltán Bunta (UDMR)
 • Prefect2Constantin Strujan
Area
 • Total6,639 km2 (2,563 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total326,222
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
53wxyz3
Area code(s)+40 x664
Car PlatesHR5
WebsiteCounty Board
County Prefecture

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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