The Muscel County Prefecture's building from the interwar period, now Câmpulung city hall.
|County seat (Re?edin de jude?)||Câmpulung|
|Established||Sometime before 1601|
|Ceased to exist||Administrative reform of 1950|
|o Total||3,058 km2 (1,181 sq mi)|
|o Density||49/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Muscel County is a former first-order administrative district of Romania. It was located in the southern central part of Greater Romania, in the northwestern part of the historic region of Muntenia. Its territory is now mostly part of Arge? County, while some communes (Malu cu Flori, Pucheni and V?leni-Dâmbovi?a) now belong to Dâmbovi?a County. The county seat was Câmpulung.
In 1938, the county was disestablished and incorporated into the newly-formed ?inutul Arge?, but it was re-established in 1940 after the fall of Carol II's regime - only to be abolished on 6 September 1950 by the Communist regime.
Subsequently a third district was established:
By 1938, the county was divided administratively into six districts:
According to the 1930 census data, the county population was 149,797 inhabitants, ethnically divided as follows: 97.1% Romanians, 2.3% Romanies, 0.2% Hungarians, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, 99.3% Orthodox, 0.3% Roman Catholic, as well as other minorities.
In 1930, the county's urban population was 13,868 inhabitants, ethnically divided as follows: 95.4% Romanians, 1.2% Hungarians, 0.9% Romanies, 0.5% Germans, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, the urban population was composed of 95.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Roman Catholic, 0.6% Reformed (Calvinist), 0.4% Evangelical (Lutheran), 0.3% Baptist, 0.2% Greek Catholic, as well as other minorities.