|o Total||5,790 km2 (2,240 sq mi)|
|o Density||62/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Telephone code||(+40) 247 or (+40) 347|
|ISO 3166 code||RO-TR (TR county)|
|GDP (nominal)||US$ 1.93 billion (2015)|
|GDP/capita||US$ 6,315 (2015)|
The name Teleorman is of Cumanic (Turkic) origin. It literally means crazy forest (Deli orman) and, by extension, "thick and shadowy forest" in the Cuman language. It can be encountered in other toponyms, such as the Turkish name of the Ludogorie Plateau in northeastern Bulgaria.
In 2011, it had a population of 360,178 and the population density was 62.2/km².
This county has a total area of 5,790 km².
Two distinctive elements can be found:
Beside the Danube, the main river crossing the county is the Olt River which flows into the Danube close to the village of Islaz. Other important rivers are: the Vedea River, the Teleorman River and the C?lmui River.
The predominant industries in the county are:
Agriculture is the main occupation in the county. Both extensive agriculture, and small scale - vegetables and fruits for Bucharest markets, is practiced. The area is well suited for irrigations.
The county doesn't have many spectacular attractions, but its cultural folk heritage is very rich. Many Romanian personalities have been born here, some of them later describing the life in a village in a very picturesque way. Also, the area was one of the places where the Wallachian Revolution of 1848 unfolded.
The main tourist destinations are:
|Party||Seats||Current County Council|
|Social Democratic Party||18|
|National Liberal Party||11|
|Alliance of Liberals and Democrats||2|
|People's Movement Party||2|
Teleorman County has 3 municipalities, 2 towns and 93 communes
Teleorman County is home to many Romanian personalities including:
The Teleorman County court building of the interwar period, currently the Turnu M?gurele city court building.
|Capital city (Re?edin de jude?)||Turnu M?gurele|
|o Total||4,577 km2 (1,767 sq mi)|
|o Density||76/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Historically, the county was located in the southern part of Greater Romania, in the southwestern part of the historical region of Muntenia. Its capital was Turnu M?gurele. The county was bordered on the west by the counties Romana?i County and Olt County, to the north by Arge? County, to the east by Vla?ca County, and in the south across the Danube River by the Kingdom of Bulgaria. Its territory coincides in large part with that of the present county.
Subsequently, the county established three more districts:
According to the 1930 census data, the county population was 347,294 inhabitants, ethnically divided as follows: 98.1% Romanians, 1.4% Romanies, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, the population was 99.0% Eastern Orthodox, 0.6% Adventist, 0.1% Muslim, as well as other minorities.
In 1930, the county's urban population was 58,632 inhabitants, comprising 94.4% Romanians, 3.3% Romanies, 0.4% Hungarians, 0.4% Jews, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, the urban population was composed of 98.1% Eastern Orthodox, 0.6% Muslim, 0.4% Jewish, 0.4% Roman Catholic, as well as other minorities.