Sector 2 (Bucharest)

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Bucharest, Sector 2
Sector 2, București
Sector
Rosetti Square
Rosetti Square
Coordinates: 44°26′7″N 26°6′10″E / 44.43528°N 26.10278°E / 44.43528; 26.10278Coordinates: 44°26′7″N 26°6′10″E / 44.43528°N 26.10278°E / 44.43528; 26.10278
Country Romania
County Municipality of Bucharest
Government
 • Mayor Neculai Onțanu (PSD)
 • Deputy-mayor Mihai Toader (PSD)
Area
 • Total 32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation 60 - 90 m (197–295 ft)
Population (1 January 2009)
 • Total 357,338
 • Density 11,273/km2 (29,200/sq mi)
  [1]
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 02xxxx
Area code(s) +40 x1
Car Plates B
Website www.pps2.ro

Sector 2 (Sectorul 2 in Romanian) is a sector in Bucharest.

Demographics[edit]

Sector 2 is the city's most multicultural sector. In particular, it contains Romania's largest community of Chinese people, who mainly live in the districts of Colentina and Obor.[2]

Economy[edit]

Air Bucharest has its head office in Sector 2.[3]

Quarters[edit]

Politics[edit]

The mayor of the sector is Neculai Onțanu, who belonged to the Social Democratic Party until October 2009, when it ejected him for supporting incumbent Traian Băsescu and not its own candidate, Mircea Geoană, in the upcoming presidential election.[4] The Local Council of Sector 2 has 27 seats, with the following party composition (as of August 2013):

    Party Seats Current Council
  Social Liberal Union 14                                    
  Democratic Liberal Party 5                                    
  People's Party – Dan Diaconescu 4                                    

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă la 1.01.2009" (in Romanian). INSSE. May 19, 2009. Retrieved May 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ Noile etnii ale Bucureştiului cosmopolit, Adevărul, January 25, 2007
  3. ^ Home page. Air Bucharest. Retrieved on 31 December 2010. "Address: Str. Amidonului Street, No. 28 , Sector 2, Postal Code 023808, Bucuresti / Romania" Address in Romanian: "Adresa: Str. Amidonului nr 28 , Sector 2, Cod postal 023808, Bucuresti / Romania."
  4. ^ (Romanian) "Onţanu, exclus din PSD" ("Onţanu, Removed from the PSD"), Mediafax, 21 October 2009; accessed October 21, 2009

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