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Targu Jiu

Tārgu Jiu is a town in the Gorj county, Oltenia, Romania. It situated among the lower slopes of the Carpathians, on the left bank of the river Jiu, and at the terminus of a branch railway which joins the main Wallachian line between Drobeta-Turnu Severin and Craiova. Anthracite coal is found in the neighborhood.