Târgu Jiu

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Târgu Jiu
Târgu Jiu
County capital
Coat of arms of Târgu Jiu
Coat of arms
Location of Târgu Jiu
Location of Târgu Jiu
Country  Romania
County Gorj County
Status County capital
Government
 • Mayor Florin Cîrciumaru (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 102 km2 (39 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 101,562
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.targujiu.ro/

Târgu Jiu (also spelled Tîrgu Jiu) is the capital of Gorj County, Oltenia, Romania. It is found on the shores of the Jiu River. It has a population of 101,562 people as of the year 2002.