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Location of Bolintin-Vale
|• Mayor||Daniel TRĂISTARU (Social Democratic Party)|
|• Total||43.42 km2 (16.76 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Bolintin-Vale (Romanian pronunciation: [bolinˌtin ˈvale]) is a town in Giurgiu County, southern Romania with a population of 11,829 as of 2011[update]. The town administers three villages: Crivina, Malu Spart and Suseni. It is the second largest city in the county; proximity to the capital Bucharest has helped the local economy.
|Source: Census data|
Bolintin-Vale is mainly populated by ethnic Romanians, who make up 79.2% of the population, even though it has a significant Romani minority (19.8%). In fact, Bolintin-Vale is the Romanian town with the third largest percentage of Roma people. Many of the Romani are refugees from neighbouring Bolintin-Deal, who settled here after the ethnic clashes from 1991.
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