Romanați County court house of the interwar period.
|County seat (Reședință de județ)||Caracal|
|Ceased to exist||Administrative reform of 1950|
|• Total||3,560 km2 (1,370 sq mi)|
|• Density||76/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The county was located in the southwestern part of Romania, in the southeastern part of Oltenia. The county was bordered on the west by Dolj County, to the north by Vâlcea County, to the east by the counties of Olt and Teleorman, and to the south by the Kingdom of Bulgaria. Its territory now comprises the south-eastern part of the current Dolj County, the central-southern part of the current Olt County, and a small part in the southwestern part (around Islaz) of Teleorman County. The county was disbanded with the administrative reform of 6 September 1950.
- Plasa Dunărea
- Plasa Ocolu
- Plasa Oltu de Sus
Subsequently, two more districts were established:
- Plasa Câmpu
- Plasa Oltețu
According to the 1930 census data, the county population was 271,096 inhabitants, ethnically divided as follows: 98.4% Romanians, 1.1% Romanies, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, the population was 99.6% Eastern Orthodox, 0.1% Roman Catholic, as well as other minorities.
In 1930, the county's urban population (the three communes of Caracal, Corabia, and Balș) was 29,308 inhabitants, comprising 94.2% Romanians, 2.9% Romanies, 0.5% Hungarians, 0.5% Jews, 0.4% Greeks, 0.3% Germans, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, the urban population was composed of 97.8% Eastern Orthodox, 0.8% Roman Catholic, 0.6% Jewish, 0.2% Greek Catholic, 0.2% Lutheran, 0.2% Calvinist, as well as other minorities.
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