Călăraşi County

county in Muntenia, Romania

Călărași (Romanian pronunciation: [kələˈraʃʲ] (About this soundlisten)) is a county (județ) of Romania on the border with Bulgaria, in Muntenia. The capital of Călărași County is Călărași.

Călărași County

Județul Călărași
Landscape in Călărași County
Landscape in Călărași County
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Country Romania
Development region1Sud
Historic regionMuntenia
Capital city (Reședință de județ)Călărași
Created1981
Government
 • TypeCounty Board
 • President of the County BoardVasile Iliuță (National Liberal Party)
 • Prefect2George Iacob
Area
 • Total5,088 km2 (1,964 sq mi)
Area rank28th in Romania
Population
 (2011)
 • Total285,050
 • Rank34th in Romania
 • Density56.02/km2 (145.1/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
91wxyz3
Area code(s)+40 x424
Car PlatesCL5
GDPUS$ 1.635 billion (2015)
GDP/capitaUS$ 5,736 (2015)
WebsiteCounty Board
County Prefecture
1The development regions of Romania have no administrative role. They were formed as a way of managing 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 from having any political activity in the first six months after resigning (or being excluded) 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

GeographyEdit

Călărași County has an area of 5,088 km2.

DivisionsEdit

Călărași County has 2 municipalities, 3 towns and 50 communes

MunicipalitiesEdit

TownsEdit

CommunesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Rezultate - Recensamant 2011". www.recensamantromania.ro.

Other websitesEdit