Targu Jiu, Romania

Targu Jiu is the capital of Gorj County, Oltenia, Romania. It is situated on the Southern Sub-Carpathians, on the banks of the river Jiu. Eight villages are administered by the city: Bârseşti, Drăgoeni, Iezureni, Polata, Preajba Mare, Româneşti, Slobozia and Ursaţi.It is a very old city and has had a strong tradition of mining, till reent times when most mines have been closed. It is the birth place of the famous sculpture Constantin Brancusi and some of his earliest works can be admired here. Take a look at the video below.

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