|Component villages||Drăgăeşti-Pământeni, Drăgăeşti-Ungureni, Măneşti|
It is composed of three villages: Drăgăeşti-Pământeni (colloquially "Drăgăeşti"), Drăgăeşti-Ungureni (colloquially "Ungureni") and Măneşti. Măneşti and Drăgăeşti are on the right bank of the Dâmboviţa River, while Ungureni is on the left bank.
The name of Măneşti is derived from "Manea" (a Romanian first name), the name of Drăgăeşti from "Drag" (meaning "dear" in Romanian) and the name of Ungureni from "Ungurean" (people from the Hungarian lands, i.e. Transylvania), as Romanians from Transylvania, then ruled by Hungary, settled in this place.
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As of 2002[update], it had a population of 4,669. 96.6% of inhabitants were of Romanian ethnicity; 3.4% were Roma (Gypsies), concentrated in the village of Drăgăeşti. In 1924, it had a population of 3,123.
Most people are farmers, among the crops are apples and pears, as well as maize and wheat. A part of the inhabitants commute to Târgovişte, which is the closest city. Also, there used to be some petroleum extraction in the region, but the resources ended. In Ungureni, there was also a petroleum storage depot, but it was disbanded in the 1990s.
- Căprioru (North-West)
- Decindeni (South-West)
- Dragomireşti (South)
- Gheboieni (North-East)
- Prisaca (South-East)
- Tătărani (North-West)
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