Bucov

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Bucov
Commune
Coat of arms of Bucov
Coat of arms
Location of Bucov
Location of Bucov
Coordinates: 44°58′N 26°5′E / 44.967°N 26.083°E / 44.967; 26.083Coordinates: 44°58′N 26°5′E / 44.967°N 26.083°E / 44.967; 26.083
Country  Romania
County Prahova County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Ion Savu
Area
 • Total 49.03 km2 (18.93 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 10,500
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Bucov (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈbukov]) is a commune in Prahova County, Romania, just east of Ploieşti, the county seat. It is composed of five villages: Bighilin, Bucov, Chițorani, Pleașa and Valea Orlei.

The Battle of Bukowo was fought here.

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