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Vâlcea (also spelt Vîlcea; IPA: ['vɨl.ʧea]) is a county (judeţ) of Romania. It can be found in the historical regions of Oltenia and Muntenia (both regions are split apart by the Olt River). The capital of Vâlcea County is Râmnicu Vâlcea.

Vâlcea
Coat of arms of Vâlcea
Coat of arms
CountryRomania
Development regionSud-Vest
Historic regionWallachia
CapitalRâmnicu Vâlcea
Area
 • Total5,765 km2 (2,226 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total416,908
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Telephone code(+40) 250 or (+40) 350[1]
ISO 3166 codeRO-VL
WebsiteCounty Council
Prefecture

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GeographyEdit

Vâlcea County has an area of 5,765 km².

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  1. The number used depends on the numbering system employed by the phone companies on the market.