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Country  Romania
County Vâlcea County
Population (2002)[1] 5,780
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Climate Cfb
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2002 5,780 —    
2011 4,613 −20.2%
Source: Census data

Bălcești is a town located in Vâlcea County, Romania. The town administers eight villages: Benești, Cârlogani, Gorunești, Chirculești, Irimești, Otetelișu, Preoțești and Satu Poieni. It is situated in the historical region of Oltenia.


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

Coordinates: 44°37′00″N 23°56′22″E / 44.6167°N 23.9394°E / 44.6167; 23.9394