The city of Craiova is situated in the middle of Oltenia ( one of the Southern regions of Romania ), on the Jiu Valley.  Strategically positioned between the Carpathian Mountains and the rivers Danube and Olt, the area surrounding the city is well known for its impressive, inspiring and picturesque scenery as well as mineral resources and a multitude of plants and animal species. 

        Considering Craiova’s crucial location at the crossroads between the Carpathians, Danube River, Black Sea and the Balcans, there are also numerous historical facts which have revealed overwhelming evidence of human presence dating all the way back to the quaternary.

The municipality of Craiova has a population of 302,601 (Census 2002).


For more information, visit the Web Site of Craiova



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