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Calafat

city in Dolj County, Romania

Coordinates: 43°59′09″N 22°57′27″E / 43.98583°N 22.95750°E / 43.98583; 22.95750

Calafat is a city in Dolj County, Romania. It is near the Danube River. This is across from the Bulgarian city of Vidin. Calafat was started in the 14th century by Genoese colonists. About 21,200 people lived in Calafat, as of 2000.

Calafat
Municipality
The monument commemorating the soldiers who fought in the War of Independence in 1877
The monument commemorating the soldiers who fought in the War of Independence in 1877
Coat of arms of Calafat
Coat of arms
Country Romania
CountyDolj County
StatusMunicipality
Government
 • MayorLucian Ciobanu (PSD (2016–present))
Population
 (2000)
 • Total21,227
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

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