Crăcăoani

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Crăcăoani
Commune
Crăcăoani is located in Romania
Crăcăoani
Crăcăoani
Coordinates: 47°5′58″N 26°18′18″E / 47.09944°N 26.30500°E / 47.09944; 26.30500
Country  Romania
County Neamţ County
Population (2002)[1] 4,542
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Crăcăoani is a commune in Neamţ County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Cracăul Negru, Crăcăoani, Magazia, Mitocu Bălan and Poiana Crăcăoani. To the east lies Ghindăoani and to the north lies Bălțătești. The name is derived from the name Cracau brook which runs through the village. [2]

Culture[edit]

A traditional folk music dance from Moldova, performed with a fiddle and folk lute is often performed in Crăcăoani.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Limba romãanæa. Editura Academiei Republicii Populare Romãane. 1976. Retrieved 2 April 2011.