Bălți County

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Județul Bălți
County (Județ)
Coat of arms of Județul Bălți
Coat of arms
Romania 1930 county Balti.png
Country Flag of Romania.svg Romania
Historic region Bessarabia
Capital city (Reședință de județ) Bălți
Established 1925
Ceased to exist Administrative and Constitutional Reform in 1938
Area
 • Total 4,246 km2 (1,639 sq mi)
Population (1930)
 • Total 386,476
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Bălți County
County
Country Moldova

Bălți was a county (Romanian: județ) in the Kingdom of Romania between 1925 and 1938 and a county of Moldova from 1998 to 2003, with the seat at Bălți. Its population in 2003 was 500,900.

Interwar county[edit]

Neighbours[edit]

The county neighboured the counties of Soroca to the east, Orhei to the south-east, Lăpușna, Iași to the south-west, Botoșani to the north-east, and Hotin to the north.

Administration[edit]

The county consisted of six districts (plăṣi):

After 1938[edit]

After the 1938 Administrative and Constitutional Reform, this county merged with the counties of Bacău, Baia, Botoșani, Iași, Neamț, Roman, Soroca and Vaslui to form Ținutul Prut.

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