Băile Olănești

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Băile Olănești
Olanesti Spring house.jpg
Băile Olănești is located in Romania
Băile Olănești
Băile Olănești
Coordinates: 45°12′N 24°14′E / 45.200°N 24.233°E / 45.200; 24.233
Country Romania
CountyVâlcea County
Population
 (2002)[1]
4,610
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfb
Historical population
YearPop.±%
1956 3,836—    
1966 4,619+20.4%
1977 4,644+0.5%
1992 4,777+2.9%
2002 4,814+0.8%
2011 4,064−15.6%
Source: Census data

Băile Olănești is a town located in Vâlcea County, Romania. The town administers eight villages: Cheia, Comanca, Gurguiata, Livadia, Mosoroasa, Olănești, Pietrișu and Tisa. It is situated in the historical region of Oltenia.

History[edit]

The first documentary attestation of Olănești dates from 1527. The mineral waters of Olănești are mentioned for the first time in a 1760 charter and are called healing waters. In 1873 Oănești mineral waters are sent to the Vienna Exhibition, obtaining the Golden Medal.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Archived September 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine; retrieved on March 1, 2010

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Coordinates: 45°12′N 24°14′E / 45.200°N 24.233°E / 45.200; 24.233