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Ţicleni

Ţicleni is a town in Gorj County, Romania.

It is a community developed around the exploitation of extractive industries: oil and natural gas.

The relief is predominantly hilly, with deciduous forests (some are century-old oaks) and conifers, with views of great beauty. Fauna includes rabbits, deer, foxes, wild boar.

It is, in order of number of inhabitants, the 252nd town in Romania. At the county level, is the 6th largest.

It was raised to the status of city in 1968. It is established by uniting 3 main parts, from N to S: Tunsi, Ţicleni, Gura Lumezii, plus 3 former settlements of workers in the oil field, now upgraded.

The city has a stadium and owns a football team -FC Petrolul Ţicleni. In the past here was a spa with warm water. The city has medical units, a gymnasium, four primary schools, five kindergartens, four churches, a municipal library, a High School of Industrial Oil, restaurants, general stores and a local television station.