Costești

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Costeşti
Town
Coat of arms of Costeşti
Coat of arms
Costeşti is located in Romania
Costeşti
Costeşti
Location of Costeşti
Coordinates: 44°40′11″N 24°52′48″E / 44.66972°N 24.88000°E / 44.66972; 24.88000Coordinates: 44°40′11″N 24°52′48″E / 44.66972°N 24.88000°E / 44.66972; 24.88000
Country  Romania
County Argeş County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Ion Baicea (Democrat Liberal Party)
Population (2002)
 • Total 10,868
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1977 10,471 —    
1992 12,040 +15.0%
2002 12,091 +0.4%
2011 10,058 −16.8%
Source: Census data

Costeşti (Romanian pronunciation: [kosˈteʃtʲ]) is a town in Argeş county, Wallachia, Romania. The population As of 2002 was 10,868.

The town administers six villages: Broşteni, Lăceni, Pârvu Roşu, Podu Broşteni, Smei and Stârci.