Alba County

county in Romania

46°08′00″N 23°32′00″E / 46.1333°N 23.5333°E / 46.1333; 23.5333 Alba (IPA: [']; Hungarian: Fehér) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Transylvania. The capital of Alba County is Alba Iulia, with a population of 72,405 people.

Alba County
Județul Alba
Coat of arms of Alba County
Location of Alba County in Romania
Location of Alba County in Romania
Country Romania
Development region1Centru
Historic regionTransylvania
County seatAlba Iulia
 • TypeCounty Board
 • President of the County BoardIon Dumitrel (PDL)
 • Prefect2Dan Simedru-Coriolan
 • Total6,242 km2 (2,410 sq mi)
 • Rank16th in Romania
 • Total327,224
 • Rank29th in Romania
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
Area code+40 x584
Car PlatesAB5
GDPUS$ 3.77 billion (2008)
GDP/capitaUS$ 9,842 (2008)
WebsiteCounty Board
County Prefecture
1The developing regions of Romania have no administrative role. They were formed 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 functionaries corp
3w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the city, the street, part of the street, or eaven 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 utilitary vehicles & ATVs, etc.) and the ones used outside the county

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Alba County has an area of 6,242 km².

The main rivers are the Mureş River and its tributaries, the Târnava, the Sebeş and the Arieş.

Divisions change

Alba County has 4 municipalities, 7 towns and 67 communes, all listed below:

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