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Arad County

administrative division (judeţ) of Romania

Arad (IPA: [a.'rad]; Hungarian: Arad, Serbian: Arad/Арад) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Crişana. The capital of Arad County is Arad. About 185,272 people live in Arad County.

Arad
County (Judet)
Coat of arms of Arad
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 46°21′35″N 46°21′35″E / 46.35972°N 46.35972°E / 46.35972; 46.35972Coordinates: 46°21′35″N 46°21′35″E / 46.35972°N 46.35972°E / 46.35972; 46.35972
Country Romania
Development region1Vest
Historic regionTransylvania
Capital city (Resedinta de judet)Arad
Government
 • TypeCounty Board
 • President of the County BoardIosif Matula
 • Prefect2Gavril Popescu
Area
 • Total7,754 km2 (2,994 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total461,791
 • Density60/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
31wxyz3
Area code(s)+40 x574
Car PlatesAR5
WebsiteCounty Board
County Prefecture

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GeographyEdit

Arad County has an area of 7,754 km².

The Mureş River and the Crişul Alb River both flow through Arad County.

DivisionsEdit