Timi? county, territorial location
|o Type||County Council|
|o President of the County Council||C?lin Dobra (PSD)|
|o Prefect||Liliana One?|
|o Total||8,697 km2 (3,358 sq mi)|
|o Density||78/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code(s)||(+40) 256 or (+40) 356|
|ISO 3166 code||RO-TM|
|GDP (nominal)||US$ 11.230 billion (2018)|
|GDP/capita||US$ 16,430 (2018)|
Timi? (Romanian pronunciation: ['timi?]) is a county (jude?) of western Romania on the border with Hungary and Serbia, in the historical region Banat, with the county seat at Timi?oara. It is the westernmost and the largest county in Romania in terms of land area. The county is also part of the Danube-Cri?-Mure?-Tisa Euroregion.
The name of the county comes from the river Timi?, known in Roman antiquity as river Tibisis or Tibiscus.
In 2000, the county had a population of 684,506 and the population density was 79/km². According to the 2011 census, the county had a population of 683,540 and the population density was 78/km². The reported ethnic groups were as follows:
This county has a total area of 8,697 km² (3,6% of Romania). It is the largest county in Romania.
In the eastern extremity are the Poiana Rusc? Mountains from the Western Romanian Carpathians group. Elevations decrease to the west, passing through the Lipova Hills to the Western Romanian Plain, the eastern part of the Pannonian Plain.
Timi? County has one of the most dynamic economies in Romania, being a region with among the highest ratings of foreign investment due to its tradition and its position.
The predominant industries in the county are:
The main tourist attractions in the county are:
There are also a lot of places for hunting and fishing.
|Party||Seats||Current County Council|
|Social Democratic Party||16|
|National Liberal Party||14|
|People's Movement Party||5|
|Alliance of Liberals and Democrats||2|
Timi? County has 2 municipalities, 8 towns and 89 communes
Google earth file (kmz) with information about the Timis Bega catchment and the 2005 flood event Download the kmz file