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Harghita
County (Judeţ)

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 46°38′36″N 25°34′30″E / 46.6433°N 25.5749°E / 46.6433; 25.5749Coordinates: 46°38′36″N 25°34′30″E / 46.6433°N 25.5749°E / 46.6433; 25.5749
Country  Romania
Development region1 Centru
Historic region Transylvania
Capital city (Reşedinţă de judeţ) Miercurea-Ciuc
Government
 • Type County Board
 • President of the County Board Levente Zoltán Bunta (UDMR)
 • Prefect2 Constantin Strujan
Area
 • Total 6,639 km2 (2,563 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 326,222
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 53wxyz3
Area code(s) +40 x664
Car Plates HR5

Harghita (IPA: [har.'gi.ta]; Romanian: Judeţul Harghita; Hungarian: Hargita megye) is a county (judeţ) in the central part of Romania, in the eastern part of Transylvania. The capital of Harghita County is Miercurea-Ciuc.

Geography

Harghita County has an area of 6,639 square kilometers.

Two of the most important rivers in Romania, the Mureş River and the Olt River start in Harghita County.

Divisions

Harghita County has 4 municipalities, 5 towns, and 58 communes.

Municipalities

Towns

Communes