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Ploieşti

city in Prahova County, Romania

Ploieşti is the county seat. of Prahova County. It can be found in the historical region of Wallachia in Romania. About 232,500 people were living in Ploieşti as of the year 2002.

Ploieşti
Coat of arms of Ploieşti
Coat of arms
Location of Ploieşti
Location of Ploieşti
Coordinates: Coordinates: 44°56′24″N 26°1′48″E / 44.94000°N 26.03000°E / 44.94000; 26.03000
Country Romania
CountyPrahova County
StatusCounty seat
Government
 • MayorAndrei Volosevici (Democratic Liberal Party)
Area
 • City58.2 km2 (22.5 sq mi)
Population
(2002)
 • City232,527
 • Density3,990/km2 (10,300/sq mi)
 • Metro
327,923
 • Jan. 1, 2006
250,541
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.ploiesti.ro/

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