Where is Târgu Jiu Located?
Targu Jiu is the district capital of the Gorj district in the historical region of small Walachei and has about 82 000 inhabitants. The city is located in the foothills of the southern Carpathians, and extends over a length of 13 km from North to South and 10 km from East to West on both sides of the river Jiu, in which the city is named.
What Country is Târgu Jiu in?
Târgu Jiu historically also Tergu Jiu, Targulu Jiuliu, Tirguschu ; German Turgukukuli ) is a city in Romania. It is the capital of the Gorj district on the Jiu River. It has a population of around 80,000. The town was first documented in 1406 and has been governed by municipal law since 1597. The Orthodox Cathedral was built in 1748-1764. A university was founded in 1992.