Drăgănești-Olt

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Drăgănești-Olt
Town
Coat of arms of Drăgănești-Olt
Coat of arms
Drăgănești-Olt is located in Romania
Drăgănești-Olt
Drăgănești-Olt
Location of Drăgănești-Olt
Coordinates: 44°10′11″N 24°31′48″E / 44.16972°N 24.53000°E / 44.16972; 24.53000Coordinates: 44°10′11″N 24°31′48″E / 44.16972°N 24.53000°E / 44.16972; 24.53000
Country  Romania
County Olt County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Sorin Ionel Ghiță (National Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total 78.88 km2 (30.46 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 12,195
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Drăgănești-Olt (Romanian pronunciation: [drəɡəˌneʃtʲ ˈolt]) is a town in Olt County, southern Romania with a population of 12,195 as of 2002. It lies on the left bank of the Olt River at an altitude of approximately 100 metres (330 ft). The first document mentioning it is from 1526. Drăgănești-Olt became a town in 1968. The town administers one village, Comani.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1977 11,059 —    
1992 13,079 +18.3%
2002 13,181 +0.8%
2011 10,033 −23.9%
Source: Census data