Târgu Cărbunești

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Târgu Cărbunești
Town
Coat of arms of Târgu Cărbunești
Coat of arms
Târgu Cărbunești is located in Romania
Târgu Cărbunești
Târgu Cărbunești
Location of Târgu Cărbuneşti
Coordinates: 44°57′30″N 23°30′23″E / 44.95833°N 23.50639°E / 44.95833; 23.50639Coordinates: 44°57′30″N 23°30′23″E / 44.95833°N 23.50639°E / 44.95833; 23.50639
Country  Romania
County Gorj County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Mihai Mazilu (National Liberal Party)
Population (2002)
 • Total 8,731
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Târgu Cărbunești is a town in Gorj County, southern Romania with a population of 8,731. It lies in the south-eastern part of the county and administers ten villages: Blahniţa de Jos, Cărbuneşti-Sat, Cojani, Creţeşti, Curteana, Floreşteni, Măceşu, Pojogeni, Rogojeni and Ştefăneşti.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1977 7,519 —    
1992 9,281 +23.4%
2002 9,338 +0.6%
2011 7,897 −15.4%
Source: Census data

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