Padeș

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Padeș
Commune
The Wallachian uprising of 1821 Monument
Location of Padeș
Location of Padeș
Padeș is located in Romania
Padeș
Padeș
Location of Padeș
Coordinates: 45°01′N 22°51′E / 45.017°N 22.850°E / 45.017; 22.850Coordinates: 45°01′N 22°51′E / 45.017°N 22.850°E / 45.017; 22.850
Country  Romania
County Stema Gorj.svg Gorj County
Component villages Apa Neagră, Călugareni, Cerna-Sat, Cloșani, Motru-Sec, Orzești, Padeș, Văieni
Government
 • Mayor Mihăiță Gabriel Troacă (since 2012) (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 389.81 km2 (150.51 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 5,160
 • Density 13/km2 (30/sq mi)
For the cryptographic standard, see PAdES.

Padeș is a commune in Gorj County, Romania. It is composed of eight villages: Apa Neagră, Călugareni (the commune center), Cerna-Sat, Cloșani, Motru-Sec, Orzești, Padeș and Văieni.