Timiș-Torontal County

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Județul Timiș-Torontal
County (Județ)
Coat of arms of Județul Timiș-Torontal
Coat of arms
Romania 1930 county Timis-Torontal.png
Country Flag of Romania.svg Romania
Historic region Banat
Capital city (Reședință de județ) Timișoara
Established 1925
Ceased to exist Administrative reform of 1950
Area
 • Land 7,600 km2 (2,900 sq mi)
Population (1930)
 • Total 500,416
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Timiș-Torontal was a county (Romanian: județ) in the Kingdom of Romania. Its capital was Timișoara.

Geography[edit]

Timiș-Torontal County covered 7,600 km2 and was located in central part of Greater Romania, in the Banat. Currently, the territory that comprised Timiș-Torontal County is now mostly part of the Timiș County, with some communes in the Arad County. In the interwar period, the county neighbored Caraș County to the southeast, Severin County to the east, Arad County to the north, Kingdom of Yugoslavia to the west and Hungary to the northwest.

Administrative organization[edit]

Administratively, Timiș-Torontal County was divided into eight districts (plăși):

  1. Buziaș
  2. Centrală
  3. Ciacova
  4. Comloș
  5. Deta
  6. Giulvăz
  7. Jimbolia
  8. Lipova
  9. Periam
  10. Recaș
  11. Sânnicolau Mare
  12. Vinga

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