|o Prefect||Marian Pavel (PSD)|
|o Total||4,453 km2 (1,719 sq mi)|
|Telephone code||(+40) 243 or (+40) 343|
|ISO 3166 code||RO-IL|
|GDP (nominal)||US$ 1.652 billion (2015)|
|GDP/capita||US$ 6,384 (2015)|
In 2011, it had a population of 258,669 and the population density was 58.08/km².
This county has a total area of 4,453 km².
The county is situated in the B?r?gan Plain, all the area is flat crossed by small rivers with small but deep valleys.
Until 1940 (in the West part) and 1967 (in the East part) the county/plain was home of the great bustard (dropie in Romanian), with large populations of this bird. The birds disappeared because of the massive village buildout and hunting them for food.
Agriculture is the main occupation in the county. Industry is almost entirely concentrated in the city of Slobozia.
The predominant industries in the county are:
The main tourist destinations are:
|Party||Seats||Current County Council|
|Social Democratic Party (PSD)||14|
|National Liberal Party (PNL)||10|
|PRO Romania (PRO)||6|
Ialomi?a County has 3 municipalities, 4 towns and 59 communes.
|Capital city (Re?edin de jude?)||C?l?ra?i|
|o Total||7,095 km2 (2,739 sq mi)|
|o Density||41/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
Historically, the county was located in the southeastern part of the Greater Romania, in the southeastern part of the historical region of Muntenia. The county comprised a large part of the current Ialomi?a County and of today's C?l?ra?i County. It was bordered on the west by Ilfov, to the north by the counties of Prahova, Buz?u and Br?ila, to the east by the county Constan?a County, and in the south by Durostor County.
With an area of 7,095 square kilometres (2,739 sq mi), Ialomi?a County was one of the largest counties of Greater Romania.
Subsequently, three new districts were added:
According to the 1930 census data, the county population was 293,352 inhabitants, ethnically divided as follows: 96.6% Romanians, 2.5% Romanies, 0.2% Jews, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, the population was 99.3% Eastern Orthodox, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Roman Catholic, as well as other minorities.
In 1930, the county's urban population was 34,260 inhabitants, comprising 90.2% Romanians, 6.0% Romnanies, 1.3% Jews, as well as other minorities. From the religious point of view, the urban population was composed of 97.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Jewish, 0.5% Roman Catholic, as well as other minorities.