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a southern Rumanian district on the southern slopes of the Carpathians, 3,800 sq km in area, with 440,000 inhabitants (1969). The administrative center of Dîmboviţa is the city of Tîrgovişte. Dîmboviţa is one of the world’s oldest oil-producing regions. Lignite is mined at Şotînga, and oil-drilling equipment is produced at TîrgoviŞte and Moreni. Industries are textiles, clothing, food, building materials, and wood products. Wheat, corn, sugar beets, sunflowers, and potatoes are grown; the region also has many orchards, principally plum orchards. Cattle and pigs are raised.



a river in Rumania, left tributary of the Argeş River in the Danube Basin. The Dîmboviţa, 250 km in length, rises in the Făgăraş-Range, and its lower reaches lie in the Lower Danube Plain. The river is high in spring and low in summer; it has a hydroelectric power plant. The Rumanian capital, Bucharest, is located on its banks.

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near the Visina village, Dimbovita county is the action of a force outside the aircraft, including the possibility of impact with a foreign object located outside of it and in its flight trajectory, in the area of the left horizontal stabiliser, which is appreciated to have weakened the structure of the left horizontal stabiliser, to have caused an uncommanded and sudden trim of the horizontal stabiliser and a jam in this position, causing the aircraft to enter a dive and the impossibility of the flight crew to actuate the flight controls [in such a manner] to regain control of the flight trajectory, due to reasons independent of the aircraft as well as the will and actions of the crew."
in alta zi chiuveta isi marturisi dragostea: --stea mica, nu scinteia peste fabrica de piine si moara dimbovita da-te jos, caci ele nu au nevoie de tine ele au la subsol centrale electrice si sint pline de becuri te risipesti punindu-ti auriul pe acoperisuri si paratraznete.
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