Giurgiu County


Giurgiu County

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*Călăraşi County in the East.
*Teleorman County in the West.
*Ilfov County and Dâmboviţa County in the North.
*Bulgaria in the South - Ruse Province.

Economy

The county has two big areas of development: one close to the city of Giurgiu - The Free Trade Zone Giurgiu, and one in the North of the county due to its proximity with Bucharest.

The predominant industries in the county are:
* Food and beverages industry.
* Textile industry.
* Chemical industry.
* Wood and furniture industry.
* Mechanical components industry.

Agriculture is the main occupation in the county. Both extensive agriculture, and small scale - for Bucharest markets, is practiced. 59% of the cultivated surface is irrigated.

Tourism

The county recently became famous for its "lăutari", especially the group Taraful Haiducilor.

The main tourist destinations are:

The city of Giurgiu

Here the tourists can visit:

*The Clock Tower, made by Turks when the Giurgiu was "raia"
*The Historical Museum
*The theatre "Valah"
*The first bridge built in angel from Europe, over the Canalul Sf Gheorghe and Canalul Plantelor, with a specific construction over 100 years old; near this bridge is a new one from 2007
*The Bridge of Friendship over the Danube between Giurgiu, Romania and Rousse, Bulgaria
*The churches painted by important painters like Grigorescu
*The fluvial station on the Danube river "Port Giurgiu"
*The street "Str. Garii" filled with markets
*The beautiful parks from town where many statues and fountains can be found
* Fishing along the Danube
* The Călugăreni area
* The monasteries from Giurgiu, Comana

Administrative divisions

The county has one municipality, 2 towns and 50 communes.

Municipalities

* Giurgiu - capital city; population: 73,260

Towns

* Bolintin-Vale
* Mihăileşti

Communes

References

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