|— Commune —|
|Component villages||Bâlta, Bâltişoara, Dobriţa, Răchiţi, Runcu, Suseni, Valea Mare|
|- Mayor||Adrian Campeanu (since 2004)|
Runcu is a commune in Gorj County, Oltenia, Romania. It is situated on the foot of Vâlcan Mountains, 17 km West of Târgu Jiu. The commune is composed of seven villages: Bâlta, Bâltişoara, Dobriţa, Răchiţi, Runcu, Suseni and Valea Mare.
Scenes from the Romanian films Bătălia din umbră (1986), Iancu Jianu, haiducul (1981), Iancu Jianu, zapciul (1980) and Ecaterina Teodoroiu (1979) were shot in Runcu village and on the nearby .
- Runcu and Sohodol Valley on Panoramio
- Runcu and Sohodol Valley - photos and text in German
- Map of the Vâlcan Mountain showing Runcu commune
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