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Caraş-Severin (IPA: ['ka.raʃ se.ve.'rin]; Serbian: Караш Северин, Karaš Severin, Croatian: Karaš-Severin; Hungarian: Krassó-Szörény, Bulgarian: Караш-Северин, Karash-Severin) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in historical region Banat. The capital of Caraş-Severin County is Reşiţa.

Caraş-Severin
County (Judeţ)
Coat of arms of Caraş-Severin
Coat of arms
Country Romania
Development region1Vest
Historic regionmostly Banat, few villages in Transylvania
Capital city (Resedinţă de judeţ)Reşiţa
Government
 • TypeCounty Board
 • President of the County BoardIosif Secăşan
 • Prefect2Ioan Anton Paulescu
Area
 • Total8,514 km2 (3,287 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total333,219
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
32wxyz3
Area code(s)+40 x554
Car PlatesCS5
GDPUS$ 2.73 billion (2008)
GDP/capitaUS$ 8,205 (2008)
WebsiteCounty Board
County Prefecture

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DemographicsEdit

In 2002, about 332,000 people lived in Caraş-Severin County.

Year County population[1]
1948 302,254
1956 327,787
1966 358,726
1977 385,577
1992 376,347
2002 333,219

GeographyEdit

Caraş-Severin County has an area of 8,514 km². It is the third biggest county in Romania, after Timiş and Suceava counties. The Danube enters Romania in Caraş-Severin County.

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