Fieni

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Fieni
Town
Fieni is located in Romania
Fieni
Fieni
Location of Fieni
Coordinates: 45°7′20″N 25°25′6″E / 45.12222°N 25.41833°E / 45.12222; 25.41833Coordinates: 45°7′20″N 25°25′6″E / 45.12222°N 25.41833°E / 45.12222; 25.41833
Country  Romania
County Dâmbovița County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Adriean Budoiu (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 28.52 km2 (11.01 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 8,092
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.fieni.ro/

Fieni is a town in Dâmbovița County, Romania, on the Ialomița River, having a population of 8,000. It administers two villages, Berevoești and Costești.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1977 6,325 —    
1992 8,260 +30.6%
2002 8,092 −2.0%
2011 7,428 −8.2%
Source: Census data

The "St. Nicholas" Church of Fieni, built in 1804, is a historical monument. A cement factory in Fieni was bought in 2002 by the German company HeidelbergCement. The local football team, Cimentul Fieni, was founded in 1936 and currently plays in Divizia C.

The cement plant in Fieni