Roșiorii de Vede

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Roșiorii de Vede
Coat of arms of Roșiorii de Vede
Coat of arms
Location in Teleorman County
Location in Teleorman County
Roșiorii de Vede is located in Romania
Roșiorii de Vede
Roșiorii de Vede
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°6′41″N 24°59′39″E / 44.11139°N 24.99417°E / 44.11139; 24.99417Coordinates: 44°6′41″N 24°59′39″E / 44.11139°N 24.99417°E / 44.11139; 24.99417
Country Romania
 • MayorGheorghe-Valerică Cârciumaru[1] (PSD)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.TR

Roșiorii de Vede (Romanian pronunciation: [roʃiˌorij de ˈvede]; sometimes Roșiori de Vede or, in old versions, Rușii de Vede) is a city in Teleorman County, Romania. Located in the Muntenia region, it is one of the oldest cities in the country. It was first mentioned in a document which dates back to 1385, when the city was visited by two German pilgrims who were returning from Jerusalem and stopped for a few days in a town they called Russenart.[citation needed]

Several Romanian personalities were born in and around the city, such as Iulian Miu, Radu Grămăticu, Alexandru Depărățeanu, Gala Galaction, Petru Bellu, Zaharia Stancu and Marin Preda .

Historical population
1912 10,960—    
1930 11,453+4.5%
1948 14,905+30.1%
1956 17,320+16.2%
1966 21,747+25.6%
1977 28,847+32.6%
1992 37,640+30.5%
2002 31,873−15.3%
2011 24,222−24.0%
Source: Census data


  1. ^ "Results of the 2016 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.

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