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MEHEDINTI

COUNTY

The county of Mehedinti is located in


south-west Romania and stretches over
4,900 sq.km. The Danube, the largest river
in Europe, runs along the 192 km long
southern county line.

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According to the census


of January 1992, the
county of Mehedinti has a
population of over
330,000 67.8
inhabitants/sq.km. Urban
population accounts for
47.2 per cent of the total.
total

The major urban


localities in the county
are:
-the municipality of
Drobeta Turnu Severin
-the towns of Orsova,
Vanju Mare, Strehaia and
Baia de Arama.

The county also has 59

MEHEDINTI

The climate is
temperatecontinental with
warm winters and
early springs.

In the North-West there are the Mehedinti Mountains with heights up to


1500 m, part of the Western end of the Southern Carpathians
The heights decrease towards the East, passing through the hills to a
high plain - the Western end of the Romanian Plain.

RIVERS:

Jiu;
Cerna;
Motru.

The predominant industries in the county are:

-Chemical industry
-Food and beverages industry
-Textile industry
-Mechanical components industry
-Railway and ship equipments
industry
-Wood and paper industry

The main touristical destinations are:

-The city of Drobeta Turnu-Severin- the ruins of


Trajan's first bridge over the Danube
-The city of Orsova
-The Mehedinti Mountains
-The Danube's Iron Gates

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