Dolj

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Dolj

 

a district in southern Rumania, in the southern part of the Getik plateau and the western edge of the lower Danube lowland. Area, 7,400 sq km. Population, 724,000 (1970). Its administrative center is Craiova. Industry is located mainly in Craiova and its environs. Machine building, the food industry, and the chemical industry are developed, as are the wood-products industry and clothing, textile, and leather enterprises. Crops are corn, wheat, sunflowers, sugar beets, and tobacco; there are vast vineyards. Cattle, pigs, and sheep are raised.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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