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 (krə-yō′və, krä-yô′vä)
A city of southwest Romania west of Bucharest. Built on the site of a Roman settlement, it was destroyed by an earthquake in 1790 and burned by the Turks in 1802.
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(Romanian kraˈjova)
(Placename) a city in SW Romania, on the Jiul River. Pop: 285 000 (2005 est)
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(krɑˈyɔ vɑ)

a city in SW Romania. 300,000.
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International car maker Ford has announced it will seek to hire 1,700 workers for its factory, located in the Romanian town of Craiova. The management of the company already meets with local government representatives in neighboring settlements seeking support in finding employees, reports
WIZZ Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe have recently commenced flights from Liverpool to the Southern Romanian city of Craiova.
East and West under Scrutiny gathered in Craiova, where the authorities of the University of Craiova and Faculty of Law and Social Sciences and the three co-coordinators of the conference Associate Professor Anca Parmena Olimid, Ph.D., Lecturer Catalina Maria Georgescu, Ph.D., Lecturer Cosmin Gherghe, Ph.D.
Romania's Ministry of Economy decided to launch the privatisation procedures at IAR Ghimbav (based in Brasov, central Romania), Avioane Craiova (based in Craiova, southern Romania) and Romaero (based in Bucharest) (all three aircraft factories), with the involvement of other institutions following to be needed in the process too, Minister of Economy, Varujan Vosganian, said on Wednesday, Agerpres reports.We decided at Ministry level to start privatisation procedures at IAR Ghimbav, Avioane Craiova and Romaero.
The Craiova Assembly Plant will now operate on a single shift.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending 400 million to Ford Romania SA for the expansion and refurbishment of the company's existing car assembly plant located in Craiova in the South-West of Romania.
THE EUROPEAN Investment Bank (EIB) has now approved a Euro 400 million loan to Ford Romania to help it expand and modernise its Craiova assembly plant, tooling it for building a small car model.
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Easter, who sent Charlton crashing in Tuesday's quarter-final, has been targeted by First Division club Universitatea Craiova.
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