Timis


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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Timis

 

a district in western Rumania. Area, 8,700 km. Population, 647,600 (1974). The administrative center is the city of Timisoara. Timis, one of Rumania’s most economically developed regions, accounts for 3.7 percent of the nation’s gross industrial output and 5.5 percent of its gross agricultural output. Oil, natural gas, and lignite are extracted. The district produces machinery, chemicals, foodstuffs, textiles, and leather and foot wear. Wheat, maize, barley, sunflowers, and sugar beets are cultivated. Truck farming and the cultivation of fruit trees are also important. Livestock consists of 247,000 cattle, 717,000 swine, and 537,000 sheep.

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Now, Timis initial acquisition of the licenses during the Wade administration might have happened under suspicious circumstances, as the BBC alleges, and might certainly be worth investigating, which president Macky Sall has already initiated.
Timis River is the most important river of Banat historical region, springing from the crystalline massif of Semenic, under the Piatra Goznei Peak, from the approximate altitude of 1135 m, and it discharges on a total length of 249 km up to the confluence point with the Danube, located in the South of Pancevo locality, on the current territory of Serbia [9, as amended].
Grassland areas analyzed in this paper are located in the administrative territory Secas, in north-eastern part of Timis County, located in the Lipovei Hills, at low altitudes (Figure 1), between 122 - 284 m (http://www.eea.europa.eu/, http://www.geo-spatial.org/).
* The small sharing of higher technology industry outside the area including Timis and Arad counties;
The Timis robbery also involved two robbers armed with the same type of weapons who fled the scene in a stolen car with e1/430,000.
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