Broșteni, Suceava

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Broșteni
Town
Saint Nicholas Wooden Church in Broșteni
Saint Nicholas Wooden Church in Broșteni
Coat of arms of Broșteni
Coat of arms
Broșteni is located in Romania
Broșteni
Broșteni
Location of Broșteni
Coordinates: 47°14′39″N 25°41′53″E / 47.24417°N 25.69806°E / 47.24417; 25.69806Coordinates: 47°14′39″N 25°41′53″E / 47.24417°N 25.69806°E / 47.24417; 25.69806
Country  Romania
County Suceava County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Nicu Chiriac (Social-Liberal Union)
Area
 • Total 424.40 km2 (163.86 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[1]
 • Total Decrease5,388
 • Density 13/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Climate Dfb
Website Official site
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2002 6,603 —    
2011 5,388 −18.4%
Source: Census data

Broșteni is a town in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania. It is situated in the historical region of Moldavia. Broșteni is the fourteenth largest urban settlement in the county, with a population of 5,388 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census. It was declared a town in 2004, along with seven other localities in Suceava County. The town administers the former villages of Hăleasa, Lungeni and Neagra (which became neighborhoods in 2004) and Cotârgași, Dârmoxa, Frasin, Holda, Holdița and Pietroasa (with the status of associated villages).

Broșteni is a former mining community located on the banks of Bistrița River, between Bistriței Mountains and Stânișoara Mountains. It administers a total area of 424.40 km² – the largest area being administered by a single locality in Suceava County. The national road between Vatra Dornei and Piatra Neamț is the main communication way for Broșteni, which is not connected to the national railway system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Suceava County at the 2011 census" (PDF) (in Romanian). INSSE. February 2, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 4, 2013. Retrieved March 12, 2012. 

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