is divided into forty-one counties (judete), as well as the municipality
of Bucharest (Bucuresti), which is its own administrative unit.
Each county is administered by a county council (consiliu judetean),
responsible for local affairs, as well as a prefect, who is appointed
by the central government but cannot be a member of any political
party. In alphabetical order, the counties are:
the county structure, Romania is also divided into eight development
regions, which correspond to NUTS-II divisions in the European Union,
but which have no administrative capacity and are instead used for
co-ordinating regional development projects and statistical purposes.
The country is further subdivided into 2686 communes, which are
rural localities, and 265 towns. Communes and towns have their own
local councils and are headed by a mayor (primar). Larger and more
urbanised towns gain the status of municipality, which gives them
greater administrative power over local affairs.
Dâmbovita is a county (judet) of Romania,
in Muntenia, with the capital city at Târgoviste.
In 2002, it had a population of 541,763 and the population density
was 134/km². It is one of the most densely populated counties
Romanians - 96%
Roma (Gypsies), others.
This county has a total area of 4,054 km².
The county's landscape has three main forms. In
the north there are mountains from the Southern Carpathians group
- the Bucegi Mountains and the Leaota Mountains. In the center there
are the sub-Carpathian hills and the southern area is part of the
The county's main river gives it its name:
the Dâmbovita River. Also the Ialomita River flows in the
county's northern and eastern regions, while the Arges River flows
in the south.
- Ilfov County and Prahova County in the East.
- Arges County in the West.
- Brasov County in the North.
- Teleorman County and Giurgiu County in the
One of the biggest steel factories in Romania
is located In Târgoviste. Also, oil is extracted and refined
The predominant industries in the county are:
- Metallurgical industry.
- Oil extraction equipment.
- Food industry.
- Home appliances.
- Textile industry.
- Chemical industry.
- Construction materials industry.
The main tourist destinations in the county are:
- The city of Târgoviste - the ancient
capital of Wallachia.
- The Pucioasa Resort.
- The Ialomita River Valley - Pestera Ialomicioarei.
Glod, a small village in this area, was used to represent Kazakhstan
in the filming of the movie Borat: Cultural Learnings of America
for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.
The county has two municipalities, 4 towns and 76 communes.
- Corbii Mari
- Costestii din Vale
- Gura Foii
- Gura Ocnitei
- Gura Sutii
- I. L. Caragiale
- Malu cu Flori
- Slobozia Moara
- Valea Lunga
- Valea Mare