Nucșoara is a commune in Argeș County, Muntenia, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Gruiu, Nucșoara, Sboghițești and Slatina.

Nucșoara
Lake in Nucșoara
Lake in Nucșoara
Location in Argeș County
Location in Argeș County
Nucșoara is located in Romania
Nucșoara
Nucșoara
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 45°20′N 24°47′E / 45.333°N 24.783°E / 45.333; 24.783Coordinates: 45°20′N 24°47′E / 45.333°N 24.783°E / 45.333; 24.783
CountryRomania
CountyArgeș
Government
 • MayorIon Cojocaru[1] (PSD)
Area
437.09 km2 (168.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
1,442
 • Density3.3/km2 (8.5/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
117540
Vehicle reg.AG
Websiteprimarianucsoara.ro

The commune is located in the northern part of the county, on the border with Brașov County. It is nestled on the southern slopes of the Făgăraș Mountains, at the foot of Moldoveanu Peak, the highest mountain peak in Romania. The Râul Doamnei river has its source in the area, and runs through Slatina and Sboghițești.

With a surface area of 437.09 km2 (168.76 sq mi), Nucșoara is the largest commune in Romania.[3]

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.
  3. ^ "Prezentarea comunei Nucșoara". primarianucsoara.ro (in Romanian). Nucșoara townhall. Retrieved June 29, 2021.