Craiova metropolitan area

Craiova metropolitan area is a metropolitan area, founded on 11 February 2009, and formed by Craiova and other 23 other nearby communities. The population of this area is 356,544.[1]

As defined by Eurostat, the Craiova functional urban area has a population of 325,499 residents (as of 2015).[2]

Craiova metropolitan area
Metropolitan area
Craiova Metropolitan Area in Romania
Country Romania
CountyStema judetului Dolj.svg Dolj
Central MunicipalityCraiova
Other citiesFiliaşi, Segarcea
Other localitiesAlmăj, Brădeşti, Breasta, Bucovăţ, Calopăr, Cârcea, Coşoveni, Coţofenii din Faţă, Gherceşti, Işalniţa, Malu Mare, Mischii, Murgaşi, Pieleşti, Predeşti, Şimnicu de Sus, Teasc, Terpeziţa, Ţuglui, Vârvoru de Jos, Vela
 • Total1,498.6 km2 (578.6 sq mi)
(2011 census)
 • Total356,544
 • Density238/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
Area code(s)+ x??2
1w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
2x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks


  1. ^ "Date generale << Metropola Craiova" (in Romanian).
  2. ^ "Population on 1 January by age groups and sex - functional urban areas". Eurostat. Retrieved 29 October 2017.

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