Negrești

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Negrești
Town
Coat of arms of Negrești
Coat of arms
Negrești is located in Romania
Negrești
Negrești
Location of Negreşti
Coordinates: 46°50′25″N 27°26′30″E / 46.84028°N 27.44167°E / 46.84028; 27.44167Coordinates: 46°50′25″N 27°26′30″E / 46.84028°N 27.44167°E / 46.84028; 27.44167
Country  Romania
County Vaslui County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Cozma (Democratic Party (Romania))
Area
 • Total 61.1 km2 (23.6 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 9,852
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Website http://www.negresti.ro/

Negrești (Romanian pronunciation: [neˈɡreʃtʲ]) is a town in Vaslui County, located in the eastern part of Moldavia, a traditional region of Romania. It has a population of around 10,000. Its name comes from distinguished nobleman Negrea, who had worked in the council of Alexander the Good.

The town administers six villages: Căzănești, Cioatele, Glodeni, Parpanița, Poiana and Valea Mare.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1977 6,978—    
1992 9,744+39.6%
2002 10,481+7.6%
2011 7,897−24.7%
Source: Census data