Târgu Cărbunești

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Târgu Cărbunești
Town
Cămărășeasca Monastery
Cămărășeasca Monastery
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

Natives[edit]