Moroeni

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Moroeni
Commune
Moroeni is located in Romania
Moroeni
Moroeni
Location of Moroeni, Dâmboviţa
Coordinates: 45°14′29″N 25°27′2″E / 45.24139°N 25.45056°E / 45.24139; 25.45056
Country  Romania
County Dâmboviţa County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Iordan Constantin (Social Democratic Party)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,227
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Moroeni is a commune in Dâmboviţa County, southern Romania. It is composed of six villages: Dobreşti, Glod, Lunca, Moroeni, Muşcel and Pucheni.

Glod village was a shooting location for the mockumentary film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, representing Borat's home village of Kuzcek, Kazakhstan.[1] The Kazakh villagers were played by local Roma.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Salon.com, "What's Real in Borat?"
  2. ^ (Romanian) "Borat îi duce pe ţiganii din Glod în cancelariile lumii", Adevărul, November 23, 2006; accessed September 17, 2013