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Craiova

city in Dolj County, Romania

Craiova (/kra'jo.va/), the fifth largest Romanian city,[2] is the capital of Dolj County. It is on the east side of the Jiu River. This is in the central part of Oltenia.

Craiova
Coat of arms of Craiova
Coat of arms
Location of Craiova
Location of Craiova
Coordinates: Coordinates: 44°20′N 23°49′E / 44.333°N 23.817°E / 44.333; 23.817
Country Romania
CountyDolj County
StatusCounty capital
Government
 • MayorAntonie Solomon (Democratic Party)
Area
 • City81.4 km2 (31.4 sq mi)
Population
(2006), 302.622(as in January 2007)[1]
 • City302.622
 • Density3,717/km2 (9,630/sq mi)
 • Metro
400,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.primariacraiova.ro/

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