Caras-Severin

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Caraş-Severin

 

an administrative district in southwest Ru-mania, in the Banat Mountains. Area, 8, 500 sq km. Population, 366, 300 (1970). Administrative center, Re§i{a. The district ac-counts for 2.7 percent of the total industrial production and 1.1percent of the agricultural output of the country. Industry in-cludes heavy metallurgy and machine building (Re§i{a, Ojelul-Rosu, Boc§a), woodworking (Caransebe§), and food processing.Iron ore (Ocna-de-Fier and copper ore (Moldova-Noua) are alsomined. The leading agricultural crops include corn, wheat, potatoes, and curly flax. There are numerous orchards in thefoothills of the mountains. Livestock in Cara§-Severin numbered (1971) approximately 84, 000 cattle, 35, 000 hogs, and 269, 000sheep. The balneological health resort of Băile-HerCulane, whosesprings were used by the ancient Romans, is located 40 km northof Turnu-Severin.

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Elena Tarla, an Emergency Situations spokeswoman for Caras-Severin County, says the storm ripped out trees and downed power lines.
(%) ticks (nymphs, males, positive, by females) bacterial species Borrelia miyamotoi Cugir (Alba) 19 (8, 4, 7) 0 Vladimirescu (Arad) 17 (0, 5, 12) 0 Bicaci (Bihor) 23 (12, 5, 6) 0 Bistrita (Bistrita-Nasaud) 30 (0, 10, 20) 0 Poiana Marului (Brasov) 66 (0,10, 56) 2 (3.03) Vultureni (Cluj) 44 (3, 10, 31) 1 (2.27) Micesti (Cluj) 62 (0, 15, 47) 1 (1.62) Resita (Caras-Severin) 21 (0, 10, 11) 0 Corund (Harghita) 59 (7, 17, 37) 0 Bistra (Maramures) 26 (1, 10, 15) 0 Icland (Mures) 37 (6, 5, 26) 2 (5.41) Medias (Sibiu) 12 (2, 4, 6) 1 (8.33) Ratesti (Satu Mare) 22 (7, 10, 15) 0 Lugoj (Timis) 30 (0, 11, 19) 0 Total 468 (46, 126, 296) 7 (1.5) Locality (county) No.
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