Crăcăoani

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Crăcăoani
Crăcăoani is located in Romania
Crăcăoani
Crăcăoani
Coordinates: 47°5′58″N 26°18′18″E / 47.09944°N 26.30500°E / 47.09944; 26.30500
Country Romania
CountyNeamț County
Population
 (2002)[1]
4,542
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Crăcăoani is a commune in Neamț County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Cracăul Negru, Crăcăoani, Magazia, Mitocu Bălan and Poiana Crăcăoani. To the east lies Ghindăoani and to the north lies Bălțătești. The name is derived from the name of the Cracău brook that runs through the village.[2]

Culture[edit]

A traditional Moldavian folk music dance, performed with a fiddle and folk lute, is often performed in Crăcăoani.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian census data, 2002 Archived 2012-08-28 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved on March 1, 2010
  2. ^ Limba romãanæa. Editura Academiei Republicii Populare Romãane. 1976. Retrieved 2 April 2011.