Amara, Romania

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Amara
Town
Skyline of Amara
Coat of arms of Amara
Coat of arms
Location of Amara, Romania
Location of Amara, Romania
Coordinates: 44°37′12″N 27°19′12″E / 44.62000°N 27.32000°E / 44.62000; 27.32000Coordinates: 44°37′12″N 27°19′12″E / 44.62000°N 27.32000°E / 44.62000; 27.32000
Country  Romania
County Ialomița County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Ion Măiță (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 70.34 km2 (27.16 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,345
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primaria-amara.ro/

Amara is a town in Ialomița County, Romania. It is located in Bărăgan on the shores of Lake Amara, at 7 km kilometers north of the county capital, Slobozia. Amara was elevated to town status in 2004.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2002 7,627 —    
2011 7,345 −3.7%
Source: Census data

Demographics[edit]

At the census from 2011, Amara, Romania have a total of 7080 residents, 3507 males and 3573 females.