|— County (Judet) —|
|Capital city (Resedinta de judet)||Arad|
|- Type||County Board|
|- President of the County Board||Iosif Matula|
|- Prefect2||Gavril Popescu|
|- Total||7,754 km2 (2,993.8 sq mi)|
|- Density||60/km2 (155.4/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|- Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Area code(s)||+40 x574|
|GDP||US$ 5.24 billion (2008)|
|GDP/capita||US$ 11,337 (2008)|
1 The development regions of Romania have no administrative role and were
formed in order to manage funds from the European Union.
2 as of 2007, the Prefect is not a politician, but a public functionary. He (or she) is not allowed to be a member of a political party, and is banned from having any political activity in the first six months after his resignation (or exclusion) from the public functionaries' corps.
3w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the city, the street, part of the street, or eaven the building of the address
4x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
5used on both the plates of the vehicles that operate only in the county limits (like utilitary vehicles and ATVs, etc.), and the ones used outside the county
Arad (Romanian pronunciation: [aˈrad]; Hungarian: Arad, Serbian: Arad/Арад) is a county (judeţ) of Romania, in Crişana (most of it) and Banat (south of the Mures/Maros river), with the capital city at Arad (population: 185,272).
In 2002, it had a population of 461,791 and the population density was 60/km².
This county has a total area of 7,754 km².
In the east there are the Zarand Mountains from the Apuseni Mountains group. In the west the heights decrease towards the Western Romania Plain.
The county is also part of the Danube-Kris-Mures-Tisa euroregion.
The predominant industries in the county are:
The main tourist destinations are:
Arad County has 1 municipality, 9 towns and 68 communes